LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Highway Patrol said a motorcyclist was killed in a crash on Monday near Lake Mead.

In a release, troopers said about 7:20 p.m. on May 20, a person on a 2012 Honda CBR1000RR motorcycle was driving north on Northshore Road near mile marker 34. 

The motorcycle drifted into a steep embankment to a natural wash and the rider was ejected. The rider died on scene, NHP said. 

The Clark County Coroner's Office identified the rider as Christopher G. Alarcon, 21, of Las Vegas. The coroner's office said Alarcon died of blunt force injuries.

This was the Southern Command's 16th fatal crash resulting in 17 fatalities in 2019. 

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