Nevada state police investigate crash that killed a motorcyclist near I-15, Charleston

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Published: Mar. 31, 2022 at 6:40 PM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - A motorcyclist is dead following a crash on I-15 Thursday afternoon.

According to Nevada state police, officers responded to the area of I-15 and Charleston for a crash involving a motorcycle around 4:38 p.m., March 31.

Trooper Ashlee Wellman said a man on a dirt bike lost control for unknown reasons and hit a median wall. The motorcyclist was ejected and died at University Medical Center.

Witnesses said the motorcyclist wasn’t speeding. Investigators said the motorcyclist likely suffered a medical episode prior the crash. No other vehicles were involved, Wellman said.

The man killed in the crash will be identified by the Clark County Coroners office once next of kin have been notified.

State police closed the southbound off ramp at Charleston from I-15 while they processed the scene. The crash is still being investigated.

State police have the following message for drivers.

“Make sure when you get behind the wheel, you slow down, put your seatbelt on and pay attention.”

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