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Motorcyclist Dies in Crash on Desert Inn and Joe W. Brown

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LAS VEGAS -- A fatal motorcycle accident shutdown the intersection of Desert Inn Road and Joe W. Brown Drive for several hours Saturday.

According to Metro, a rider of a motorcycle lost control and crashed shortly before noon.

He was transported to a nearby hospital where passed away from his injuries. He was later identified by the coroner's office as 26-year-old, Timothy Wayne Sharp Jr. from North Las Vegas.

This is the 72nd fatal accident in the LVMPD's jurisdiction this year.

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