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Motorcyclist killed in the East Las Vegas Valley

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday night in a crash in East Las Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the crash occurred at 9:35 p.m. on East Washington Avenue at North Pecos Road. Evidence from the scene indicated that a 2009 Dodge Durango was traveling south on Pecos Road while a 2002 Suzuki DR-z400E motorcycle was heading west on Washington Avenue. Both vehicles entered the intersection at Pecos Road and the front of the Suzuki collided with the Dodge. The 23-year-old motorcyclist was thrown from the bike and had life-threatening injuries. He was taken to University Medical Center where he later died. The 33-year-old driver of the Dodge stayed at the scene and police said impairment was not suspected.

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Nov 01, 2023

Speeding was responsible for an average of 30 deaths per day in 2022, resulting in a total of 11,000 traffic-related fatalities. It was a factor in 29 percent of all deaths on Nevada roads that year. This alarming statistic stresses the importance of following speed limits and driving safely.

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