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Motorcyclist killed in crash involving box truck near Stephanie, American Pacific

A Henderson Police Department vehicle is seen in this file photo.
A Henderson Police Department vehicle is seen in this file photo.(Gai Phanalasy/FOX5)
Published: May. 2, 2022 at 10:24 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Henderson Police Department on Monday investigated a crash involving a motorcyclist and a box truck.

According to Henderson police, the crash occurred at approximately 9:40 a.m. near North Stephanie Street and American Pacific Drive.

Police said a white Ducati motorcycle was traveling southbound on Stephanie Street approaching American Pacific Drive behind numerous vehicles. The motorcycle moved into a right turn only lane to pass the stopped traffic, entered the intersection against the red light, and collided into a white Isuzu PGR box truck that was turning left on a green arrow from northbound Stephanie Street onto westbound American Pacific Drive.

The 23-year-old man riding the motorcycle was transported to Sunrise Hospital in critical condition, however the man later died.

Police said speed is considered a factor in the crash.

North Stephanie Street and American Pacific Drive were closed in all directions for about three while police investigated.

The name of the motorcyclist will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after next of kin has been notified.

The crash is being investigated as the seventh accident-related fatality for 2022.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest, or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers, may result in a cash reward.