LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a crash Saturday that killed a 26-year-old motorcyclist just west of the Arts District.
Around 11:20 a.m., a 2004 Suzuki GSX-R 750 motorcycle was traveling eastbound on West Charleston Boulevard when a 2016 Honda HR-V was stopped at a stop sign on Westwood Drive, Las Vegas Metropolitan police said in a news release.
When the Honda attempted to make a left turn from the stop sign, the motorcycle collided with the left side of the Honda, police said.
The motorcyclist, Julio Cesar Anguiano, was taken to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the Honda SUV, Heather Decell, 47, of Las Vegas, remained at the scene and police said she did not show signs of impairment.
The death is the 119th traffic-related fatality in Metro’s jurisdiction this year, the news release said.