UPDATE: Coroner identifies motorcyclist who ran red light, colliding with vehicle in intersection

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The Clark County Coroner’s Office has identified the motorcyclist that ran a red light and collided with another vehicle Thursday morning as 23-year-old Nicholas Allen Bordes.

The deadly crash happened on July 9. According to LVMPD, at approximately 10:07 a.m., a motorcycle, and vehicle crash happened at the intersection of Fremont Street and North Bruce Street, leaving the motorcyclist dead.

During the investigation, Metro found Bordes was traveling westbound on Fremont Street on his 2001 Suzuki GSX-Ron when he entered the intersection on a red light. Bordes hit a 1994 Buick Roadmaster that was heading southbound on North Bruce Street at the Fremont Street intersection on a green traffic signal.

Bordes was thrown from the motorcycle, according to police.

Despite all life-saving efforts, Bordes succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The driver of the Buick sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision.

The Coroner’s office has ruled the manner of Bordes’ death accidental. He died from blunt force injuries.

The motorcyclist’s death marks the 47th traffic-related fatality for the year 2020, according to LVMPD.

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