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.