Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Western Identified - 8 News NOW

Motorcyclist Killed in Crash on Western Identified

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LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's Office has identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash Thursday as 28-year-old Griffith Alexander Grossguth of North Las Vegas.

Western Avenue was closed to traffic for several hours following the crash near Sahara Avenue.

The crash happened around 2:10 p.m. According to Metro Police, the motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie on the wrong side of the road when he collided with a Chrysler that was attempting to turn into a parking lot. The collision ejected the rider from his bike.

The motorcyclist died at the scene of the accident, and the driver of the Chrysler suffered minor injuries.



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