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Motorcyclist dies in east valley crash

Updated September 7, 2023 - 10:47 am

A motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in east Las Vegas.

The crash occurred just after 8 a.m., according to a Metropolitan Police Department news release.

A 2013 Kawasaki EX300 was traveling east on East Flamingo Road approaching South McLeod Drive while a 2004 Pontiac Vibe was westbound on East Flamingo Road approaching South McLeod Drive in the left turn lane. A collision occurred when the front of the Kawasaki impacted the passenger side of the Pontiac as it made a left turn in the intersection.

The driver of the Pontiac sustained minor injuries and was transported to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center. She did not show any signs of impairment.

The Clark County coroner’s office said the motorcycle rider, Allen Carter Jr., 25, died at the scene.

The motorcyclist’s death marked the 97th traffic-related fatality in the Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction for 2023.

A GoFundMe account has been established to help the family pay for funeral expenses. It had raised more than $2,900 of a $4,000 goal as of Thursday evening.

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