LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Metro police are investigating a deadly crash involving a 63-year-old motorcyclist at a busy intersection near the Las Vegas Strip.
The crash occurred at approximately 6:32 p.m. Friday evening along Tropicana Avenue and Koval Lane.
Police tell 8 News Now the motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Tropicana in the far-left travel lane of four.
The motorcyclist failed to maintain the marked travel lane and drifted to the left, striking a raised curb median.
After hitting the median, the motorcycle overturned and was ejected.
The rider was pronounced dead on the scene.
This death marks the 118th traffic-related fatality in the LVMPD’s jurisdiction in 2021.
The crash remains under investigation.