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Motorcyclist killed after west Las Vegas crash

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A motorcyclist was killed after a crash in west Las Vegas Friday night, according to Metro police.

Officers responded to the single-vehicle crash on West Sahara Avenue near Durango Drive at 8:23 p.m.

According to witnesses and evidence, the motorcyclist was heading west on Sahara and lost control. Police said the bike turned onto its right side and the rider was ejected into a lane of traffic.

The driver was taken to UMC and was later pronounced dead, at age 36, police said.

It was the 20th traffic-related fatality in the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department's jurisdiction.

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