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Motorcyclist killed in wreck on Boulder Highway

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Police closed off Boulder Highway after a deadly accident on Oct. 19, 2012. (Joe Lybarger/FOX5) Police closed off Boulder Highway after a deadly accident on Oct. 19, 2012. (Joe Lybarger/FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

One person was killed after a motorcycle collided with a vehicle on Boulder Highway.

Las Vegas Metro police reported the incident on the highway at Boulder Ranch Avenue about 7 p.m. Friday.

According to police, the motorcycle was headed southbound on Boulder Highway when a Mercedes-Benz was attempting a left turn.

The vehicle failed to yield to the motorcycle, causing a collision, police said.

Metro said the motorcyclist was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.

Officers closed Boulder Highway near Russell Road to investigate the scene.

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