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Motorcyclist killed in crash near Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Updated August 4, 2023 - 3:41 pm

The Nevada State Police is investigating a fatal crash on Las Vegas Boulevard.

Troopers responded to the crash at about 6:30 a.m. Thursday between Speedway Boulevard and Interstate 15, according to a tweet from the Regional Transportation Commission.

According to police, a black motorcycle was traveling northbound on Las Vegas Boulevard behind a commercial truck.

When the truck made a left turn into a dirt lot, the motorcycle moved into the southbound lane, striking the truck, police said.

The motorcyclist, a male adult, was ejected from the bike and died from his injuries. The Clark County coroner’s office Friday identified the man as 26-year-old James Stramaglia.

Police said the driver of the truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with law enforcement.

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