Motorcyclist killed after crash near Las Vegas Strip

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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.

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