Christmas-period Road Deaths, USA, 2020 — Nevada

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Officers were called at 4:27 p.m. to Bermuda and East Robindale roads in south Las Vegas after the motorcycle crashed into the back of two vehicles, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Lt. Bret Ficklin. Investigators believe the Harley Davidson rider tried to pass a van and clipped the van and a sedan in the other lane before the rider was thrown from the bike, Ficklin said at the scene. The rider, a 36-year-old Las Vegas man, was pronounced dead at the scene.The van and Chrysler drivers stayed on scene and were cooperative with the investigation but officers suspect the motorcycle rider was speeding, Ficklin said. [The headline and URL for this report shows it to be the 100th traffic death of the year for Las Vegas.] Speed suspected in fatal Christmas afternoon crash | Las Vegas Review-Journal

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