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Henderson man, 32, ID’d as motorcyclist killed in bus collision

Updated January 15, 2019 - 5:21 pm

A motorcyclist who died Monday after running a stop sign and hitting a bus was a 32-year-old Henderson man, according to the Clark County coroner’s office.

Richard Allen Peterson was riding a 2016 Yamaha motorcycle south on Haynes Drive when he ran the stop sign at the intersection of East Basic Road, Henderson police said.

Peterson crashed into a Regional Transportation Commission bus and died at Henderson Hospital from blunt force chest trauma. His death was ruled an accident, the coroner’s office said Tuesday afternoon.

A male passenger on the bus was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

Contact Rio Lacanlale at rlacanlale@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0381. Follow @riolacanlale on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writer Katelyn Newberg contributed to this report.

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