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UPDATE: Las Vegas police have announced that the 26-year-old man who was critically injured in a crash on Oct. 20 has died. 

According to the LVMPD, the Clark County Coroner's Office notified them on Nov. 4 of the death of the man, who was on a motorcycle when he crashed on Sky Pointe Drive near the Elkhorn overpass. 

His identity, cause and manner of death will be released by coroner pending notification of kin. 

ORIGINAL STORY: LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A 26-year-old motorcyclist is in the hospital with critical injuries after a crash in the northwest valley Wednesday afternoon. 

On Oct. 20, around 12:49 p.m., Las Vegas police responded to a crash involving a single motorcycle on Sky Pointe Drive under the Elkhorn Drive overpass.

Police said a 2020 Yamaha R1 was traveling northbound on Sky Pointe, approaching the Elkhorn overpass in the right of two northbound travel lanes. The motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway, striking the center median, police said. 

The motorcyclist entered southbound travel lanes, went off the road to the left and crashed with a water main. The rider was transported to University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit, where he remains in critical condition, police said.

This collision remains under investigation by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.

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