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LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police said a man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Saturday afternoon.

According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, the 31-year-old man was riding on Robindale Road near Branding Iron Lane about 2 p.m. on October 17. 

Police said he lost control of the black 2009 Buell 1125 CR motorcycle for unknown reasons and crashed. No other vehicles were involved. The man was pronounced dead on scene.

Police said the intersection will be closed for several hours while they investigate.

The rider was identified as Joshua Shane Watson, 31, from Las Vegas. He died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

NOTE: Las Vegas police initially said the rider was speeding, however it was not noted if he was speeding in an updated media release.

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