Motorcyclist killed in Henderson accident identified

The motorcyclist who died in an accident in Henderson Thursday evening has been identified.

Christopher Boovy, 53, was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle on Boulder Highway when he ran a red light at Major Avenue around 7:30 p.m. and hit a Dodge Avenger, Henderson police said.

Boovy was thrown from his motorcycle. He died at the scene from multiple blunt-force injuries, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.

Henderson police said Boovy may have been under the influence of alcohol.

The Dodge driver was uninjured and police said they don’t believe she was under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The Dodge passenger was taken to St. Rose Siena Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Boovy was the first traffic fatality in Henderson’s jurisdiction this year.

Contact reporter Annalise Porter at aporter@reviewjournal.com.


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