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Motorcyclist killed after striking barrier identified

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Fernando Ramos  crashed his Kawasaki motorcycle into the crash cushion (NHP). Fernando Ramos crashed his Kawasaki motorcycle into the crash cushion (NHP).
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

A motorcyclist who died Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on an access road parallel to the Interstate 15 near Russell was identified by Nevada Highway Patrol on Oct. 10. 

Las Vegas resident Fernando Ramos, 27, was traveling northbound on the I-15 access road south of the Russell Road off-ramp at 3:45 p.m. on a black Kawasaki when he entered a painted gore at the off-ramp, according to NHP. 

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Ramos tried to avoid striking the impact attenuator, also known as a crash cushion, by heavily braking but the motorcycle struck it head-on, an NHP  release said. 

He was ejected from the bike and struck a concrete barrier wall. Ramos succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

This is the NHP-Southern Command's 47th fatal crash with 50 lives lost. 

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