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Motorcycle rider killed in Summerlin crash

Updated March 26, 2022 - 2:29 pm

A motorcyclist died in a crash Saturday morning in Summerlin.

Officers were called at 7:34 a.m. to the intersection of West Lake Mead and North Rampart Boulevards after a report of a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.

Investigators believe a 2013 Hyundai Sonata was pulling onto the roadway when it collided with a 2022 Kawasaki KLR 650 on Rampart.

The rider, a 22-year-old man, was thrown from the bike and landed in the roadway. He was taken to University Medical Center where he died.

The driver of the Sonata, a 72-year-old Las Vegas woman, cooperated with the investigation, police said.

Contact Sabrina Schnur at sschnur@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0278. Follow @sabrina_schnur on Twitter.

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