Updated September 23, 2021 - 11:35 am
A motorcyclist was killed while riding on the Red Rock Canyon scenic loop Wednesday night.
Metropolitan police said at 6:44 p.m., a 29-year-old Las Vegas man, identified Thursday by the Clark County coroner’s office as Devin Chavez of Las Vegas. on a 2015 Kawasaki motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve north of White Rock Mountain Road.
“The rider and motorcycle came to rest in the desert area where witnesses began to render aid until medical personnel arrived,” police wrote in a press release.
Chavez was taken to University Medical Center where he later died. His cause and manner of death had not been determined as of Thursday morning.
The death is the 99th traffic fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year.