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Craig crash

A motorcyclist died in a crash on Craig Road and North 5th Street (Photo: NLVPD).

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Craig and North 5th fatal crash

NLVPD investigate a fatal crash on Craig Road and North 5th Sept. 19, 2018 (Photo: Luis Marquez).

NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- North Las Vegas police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist Wednesday morning. 

Public information officer Aaron Patty confirmed a 26-year-old male motorcyclist has died in the crash in the intersection of Craig Road and North 5th Street. 

Patty said the crash involved a motorcyclist and Ford pick-up truck driven by a 59-year-old man.

According to the preliminary investigation, the motorcyclist was traveling eastbound on Craig Road and the driver of the truck was traveling westbound when he attempted to make a southbound turn. 

Witnesses told police the vehicles may have been speeding. 

The intersection is closed pending the investigation of the crash. 

The Clark County Coroner's Office will release the identity of the decedent, and cause and manner of death, pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with additional information in this case is urged to call the North Las Vegas Police Department at 702-633-9111 or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.

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