Motorcyclist Dead After Rear-Ending Van in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Police say a 55-year-old motorcyclist is dead after rear-ending a stopped van in an early-morning crash in Las Vegas.

Authorities say the crash happened a little before 3 a.m. Friday on Nellis Boulevard near Owens Avenue. Officials say the man was riding a Harley Davidson on Nellis and didn't brake in time to avoid the van that was stopped at a red light.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name hasn't yet been released.

Police say the 46-year-old woman driving the van had minor injuries.

The crash marked the 19th traffic-related death in Las Vegas police jurisdiction this year.

 


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