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2 killed in central Las Vegas motorcycle crash

Two people were killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday night in central Las Vegas.

According to Las Vegas police, a 53-year-old man was going north on Rancho Drive just before 10:50 p.m. when the 2010 Harley-Davidson Road Glide he was riding hit a median north of Palomino Lane. The motorcycle then hit a light pole.

Both the man and his passenger, a 33-year-old woman, died at the scene.

Their deaths marked the second and third traffic-related fatalities of the year in the Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction.

Contact Blake Apgar at bapgar@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5298. Follow @blakeapgar on Twitter.

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