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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A bicyclist was killed after a crash in the west valley Friday afternoon, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan police.

LVMPD Lt. Jeff Clark said officers were called to the area of Hacienda Avenue and Rapunzel Court, between South Durango and Buffalo drives, just before 5 p.m.

Evidence at the scene and witness statements indicated a 2017 Honda Civic was traveling westbound on Hacienda, according to a Metro news release. 

A bicycle was traveling westbound on the north sidewalk of Hacienda Avenue, the release said. Witnesses told police the bicyclist traveled off the sidewalk and into the road. The bicyclist then attempted to cross southbound across Hacienda outside a marked crosswalk.

The bicyclist crossed the path of the Civic in the inside westbound travel lane, which resulted in a collision, the release said. The bicyclist showed no signs of life and was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel.

The driver of the Civic remained at the scene and did not show signs of impairment, according to the release.

The bicyclist's death was the 80th traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction in 2019.

The collision remains under investigation. 

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