Las Vegas police say motorcyclist killed in Friday morning crash

Las Vegas police say motorcyclist killed in Friday morning crash
Las Vegas police say motorcyclist killed in Friday morning crash(FOX5)
Published: Aug. 19, 2022 at 6:11 AM PDT
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department says a motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Friday morning.

According to police, the incident occurred at about 4:58 a.m. near Joe W. Brown and Desert Inn.

Police say a vehicle struck a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The Clark County Coroner’s Office identified the motorcyclist as 57-year-old Michael Renee Harper.

Authorities say the driver of the vehicle which struck the motorcyclist remained on scene and did not show signs of impairment.

East bound and west bound traffic on Desert Inn was shut down between S University Center Drive and Cambridge Street as police investigated.