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Motorcyclist killed in North Las Vegas two-vehicle crash

Updated September 19, 2018 - 6:04 pm

A motorcyclist who police believe was speeding died early Wednesday after he crashed in North Las Vegas.

The man was seen speeding about 5:45 a.m. as he approached the intersection of East Craig Road and North 5th Street, where he struck a Ford pickup truck, according to North Las Vegas Police Department spokesman Aaron Patty. He died at the scene.

The man was 26, according to a Nevada Highway Patrol release.

According to the release, a 59-year-old man driving the Ford was westbound on Craig when he turned onto North 5th before the motorcyclist struck the car.

The man driving the Ford was not injured.

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

Contact Max Michor at mmichor@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0365. Follow @MaxMichor on Twitter. Review-Journal staff writers Rio Lacanlale and Katelyn Newberg contributed to this report.

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