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Coroner identifies bicyclist killed in Friday night crash

The Clark County coroner’s office on Sunday identified a 33-year-old bicyclist killed after being struck by a car while crossing Sahara Avenue Friday night.

Jeffrey Gonzales of Las Vegas died a short time after the crash at University Medical Center.

Metro said the collision happened about 11:40 p.m. Gonzales was on a mountain bike and crossing Sahara at the intersection of Mohawk Street when he was hit by a yellow 2008 Hyundai Accent driven by Abraham Lebron Jr.

Lebron Jr. initially fled the scene, but turned himself in a short time later, Metro said.

He is facing a DUI charge and a charge for not rendering aid after a crash. He was booked at the Clark County Detention Center where he remained Sunday.

Contact Ricardo Torres at rtorres@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Find him on Twitter: @rickytwrites.

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