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LAS VEGSA (FOX5) -- Las Vegas police responded to a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a car late Thursday morning. 

On Dec. 10 around 11:38 a.m., Las Vegas Metropolitan police received a call about a crash near Sahara Avenue and Monte Cristo Way involving a motorcycle and a red Honda. 

2016 Kawasaki sport motorcycle was traveling eastbound on West Sahara Avenue when the Honda, traveling westbound, struck the motorcycle while attempting to execute a U-turn. The motorcycle left the roadway, and the rider was ejected and struck a sign pole, according to police. 

The motorcyclist, identified as 35-year-old Malcus Koch by the Clark County Coroner's Office, was pronounced dead at University Medical Center Trauma center. His cause of death was multiple blunt force injuries. Koch's death was ruled an accident.

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