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Motorcyclist dies in northwest valley crash

A 33-year-old man died after crashing his motorcycle into a pickup truck Sunday morning in northwest Las Vegas.

Riding a red 2007 Suzuki GSX-R 600, the motorcyclist was heading west on Craig Road at 5:23 a.m. when he entered the intersection with Rancho Drive and slammed into a Ford Ranger, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

The motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was taken to University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the Ford Ranger, a 64-year-old woman, was not injured, stayed at the scene and did not show signs of impairment, police said.

No other information was immediately available.

Contact Jonah Dylan at jdylan@reviewjournal.com. Follow @TheJonahDylan on Twitter.

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