LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner identified Richard Marcus, 65, as the bicyclist killed in a crash near St. Louis Avenue and Paradise Road on Nov. 9. His death was ruled an accident, caused by blunt force injuries to the head and trunk extremities.
Metro Police earlier said speed appeared to be a factor in the incident. 8 News Now also learned the driver of the vehicle involved has prior arrest warrants. He did remain at the scene of the incident.
It happened just after 1:30 p.m.
According to Metro Police, a Nissan Sentra was driving southbound on Paradise Road, and the bicyclist was heading northbound when the vehicle lost control and went into oncoming traffic. The Nissan hit Marcus, who died at the scene.
Two lanes of Paradise were closed to traffic for hours near Las Vegas Boulevard.
The driver was described as a Hispanic man in his early 20s. His name wasn’t released. Metro said there were no signs of impairment.
Charges are not being filed while the incident is under investigation.
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