Moped rider killed in crash near Valley View and Alta identified - FOX5 Vegas - KVVU

Moped rider killed in crash near Valley View and Alta identified

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Metro police investigated a fatal crash near Valley View and Alta Drive on Jan. 24, 2018. (Photo: Roger Bryner/ FOX5) Metro police investigated a fatal crash near Valley View and Alta Drive on Jan. 24, 2018. (Photo: Roger Bryner/ FOX5)
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -

Las Vegas Metro police investigated a crash that killed a man on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the incident at 2:11 p.m. near Valley View Boulevard and Alta Drive. Police said the left side of a box truck traveling northbound on Valley View Drive was hit by a moped rider who was exiting a private drive. 

The moped rider, 66-year-old Michael Edward Sepesy, was ejected onto the roadway and slid to a stop, according to a release. Emergency personnel pronounced Sepesy deceased at the scene after suffering blunt force injuries, according to the coroner's office.  

Police said the driver of the box truck, 40-year-old Dino Buttel, stayed at the scene of the crash and reported the collision to authorities. 

This is the second traffic-related fatality in LVMPD's jurisdiction for 2018. 

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