UPDATE: Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in high-speed crash in south valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash in the south valley last week as Landon Miles Shelton, 25.

Metro says Shelton died after a crash involving an SUV happened at Warm Springs Road and Tamarus Street around 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20.

Metro says a black Dodge Nitro was making a left turn from southbound Tamarus Street onto eastbound East Warm Springs Road after stopping at a posted stop sign. While making the turn, Shelton overturned, separated from the motorcycle and struck the Dodge.

According to police, Shelton was traveling at a high rate of speed. The 25-year-old motorcyclist sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Dodge remained at the scene and did not show any signs of impairment.

The motorcyclist’s death marks the 103rd traffic­-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction for 2019.

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