UPDATE: Rider dies following moped collision with dog

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UPDATE (May 24): A 55-year-old man has died from injuries he sustained a week ago when his moped collided with a dog in the east valley.

Police say the Coroner’s Office notified the department of Wayne Shiffer’s death on Monday.

His death marks the 51st traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for this year.

The dog involved in the collision also died, according to police.


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A dog died after it collided with a moped Monday morning in the east valley.

A 55-year-old man was riding on a 26-inch, 10-speed bicycle with a small engine on Bryce Canyon Road around 9:30 a.m. when a dog ran into the street, police said.

The rider was ejected from the moped and the dog ran back home.

According to police, the dog was taken to a local vet where it died. The moped rider was taken to UMC, where he was treated for critical injuries.

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