UPDATE: The Clark County Coroner has identified the motorcyclist involved in the deadly crash on Monday as 28-year-old Brandon Marx.
LAS VEGAS (KLAS)– A motorcyclist was killed in Las Vegas after colliding with a pickup truck, Las Vegas Metro police said.
The crash happened around 1 p.m. on Monday on North Las Vegas Boulevard north of Walnut Road.
According to police, the driver of a pickup truck was making a U-turn from northbound North Las Vegas Boulevard, while at the same time, a motorcyclist was traveling southbound on North Las Vegas Boulevard at a high rate of speed. The crash occurred when the motorcyclist collided with the front passager side of the pickup and was ejected from the motorcycle.
Police said arriving medical personnel pronounced the motorcyclist dead on the scene.
An 80-year-old passenger in the pickup truck was transported to UMC with minor injuries. The driver, a 79-year-old man did not show any signs of impairment, police said.
The motorcyclist’s death marks the 99th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
Departments jurisdiction for the year 2022.