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Police: Speed a factor as motorcyclist dies after rear-end crash

Updated January 26, 2024 - 8:49 pm

Speeding is suspected of being a factor in a fatal rear-end collision in the northwest valley Friday evening.

A motorcycle was travelling on U.S. 95 southbound near West Lake Mead Boulevard and struck the rear of an SUV, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol.

The motorcyclist was transported to an area hospital, and succumbed to injuries suffered in the crash.

The driver of the SUV remained on-scene and was cooperating with authorities.

Police said speeding is suspected of being a factor in the crash.

The death was the second on Friday evening that the highway patrol was investigating.

Contact Marvin Clemons at mclemons@reviewjournal.com.

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