UPDATE: Motorcyclist dies following crash in west valley

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Police say a California man who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash Thursday has died.

The crash happened around 5:55 p.m. on August 13 near Sahara Avenue and Lake Sahara Drive.

According to Metro Police, the 56-year-old motorcyclist was traveling east on Sahara Avenue when the driver of a Lexus GS headed west made a left turn in front of him.

The motorcyclist was transported to University Medical Center’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit, but succumbed to his injuries on Sunday.

The driver of the Lexus remained at the scene and wasn’t impaired, police said.

This death marks the 59th traffic-related fatality in LVMPD’s jurisdiction for 2020.

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