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Man killed after crashing motorcycle into concrete barrier in Henderson

A man died after he crashed his motorcycle into a concrete barrier in Henderson on Friday afternoon and fell 18 feet.

The crash occurred about 3:45 p.m. as the motorcyclist headed north on Stephanie Street, north of Russell Road, Henderson police spokeswoman Michelle French said.

The motorcyclist, identified only as a 71-year-old man, failed to negotiate a turn, lost control and crashed into a concrete barrier construction wall, French said. The man then flipped over the barrier, falling 18 feet to the ground, French said in a release.

The man was taken to Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center , where he later died.

A preliminary investigation indicates that speed and alcohol are factors in the crash, French said.

The man will be identified by the Clark County coroner’s office once his family has been notified.

Contact Christian Bertolaccini at cbertolaccini@reviewjournal.com and 702-383-0381. Follow @bertolaccinic on Twitter.

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