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Motorcyclist killed in crash in southwest Las Vegas

Updated March 1, 2023 - 9:18 am

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a vehicle Tuesday night in southwest Las Vegas.

The crash occurred around 7:25 p.m. as a 2019 Harley Davidson motorcycle was eastbound on West Desert Inn Road. A 2014 Toyota Corolla was going west on Desert Inn and made a left turn at South Tenaya Way in front of the motorcycle, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

The driver, a 73-year-old man, was not believed to be impaired and stayed at the scene.

The Clark County coroner’s office identified the motorcycle rider as Robert Rieser, 58, of Las Vegas. Rieser died at University Medical Center.

Contact David Wilson at dwilson@reviewjournal.com. Follow @davidwilson_RJ on Twitter.

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