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17 year-old boy on motorcycle is killed after accident in Las Vegas
On Friday afternoon, tragedy struck northwest Las Vegas when a 17-year-old boy was involved in a fatal accident. The boy had been riding a Honda CBR250 on Grand Montecito Parkway, north of West Deer Springs Way, when he lost control of the motorcycle and was ejected before hitting a large palm tree. Medical personnel took him to University Medical Center in critical condition, but he passed away shortly after. According to the Las Vegas police crash report, the incident marks the 49th traffic fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year. The Clark County coroner’s office will release the boy’s identity and cause of death after notifying his relatives.
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May 19, 2023
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