LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are investigating a deadly crash involving a 39-year-old woman riding a motorcycle in the east valley.

Deadly motorcycle crash near Nellis and Vegas Valley Drive, March 18, 2022. (KLAS)

According to police, the incident occurred at approximately 4:12 p.m. on Friday near Vegas Valley Drive and Juniper Hills Boulevard.

Police say the woman was riding a 2015 Honda motorcycle when she hit the curb on Vegas Valley Dr. She was then thrown from her motorcycle and hit a power box.

The crash is being reported as a single-vehicle accident. The rider of the motorcycle was taken to Sunrise Hospital and pronounced dead.

Vegas Valley Dr. will be closed in both directions from Nellis Blvd. to Cabana Dr. Drivers are asked to avoid the area.

The motorcyclist’s death marks the 32nd traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police
Department’s jurisdiction for 2022. This collision remains under investigation by the LVMPD Collision
Investigation Section.