LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in the south central Las Vegas valley, according to police.
According to police, the crash happened around 3:57 p.m. near Flamingo Road and Eastern Avenue.
Police said that a motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Flamingo Road in the first turning lane when a white 2014 Jeep Compass made a left turn from the center lane. The motorcycle then crashed into the passenger side door of the Jeep.
Police said the 42-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the Jeep, a woman, 75, from Las Vegas, had minor injuries and showed no sign of impairment, police said.
The death was the 14th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s jurisdiction this year, police said.