LAS VEGAS (KLAS) – A motorcyclist is dead following a crash with a pickup truck in the northeast Las Vegas valley, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan police.
It happened on Wednesday before 9 p.m. near East Lake Mead and North Hollywood boulevards.
The driver of a Dodge Ram truck was headed westbound on Lake Mead Boulevard and turned left in front of the motorcyclist who was headed eastbound on Lake Mead at Hollywood, police said.
The 54-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity will be released by the Clark County coroner’s office. The 26-year-old driver of the pickup, who remained at the scene and cooperated with officers, did not show any signs of impairment, police said. There were two other adults and two young children in the vehicle.
The crash is under investigation. The motorcyclist was the 118th traffic-related death in 2023 in Metro’s jurisdiction.