Motorcyclist killed in northeast Valley crash identified

Police investigate a deadly crash on Sept. 17, 2017. (Austin Turner/FOX5)

Medical examiners have identified a motorcyclist killed in a crash in the northeast portion of the Valley on Sunday.

According to the Clark County Coroner's Office, 28-year-old Nicholas Turnball died as the result of the crash.

Officers responded to the collision at the intersection of East Lake Mead Boulevard and Christy Lane at 3:31 p.m. According to Lt. Patricia Spencer, the crash involved a motorcycle and a car.

Turnball, who was riding the motorcycle, was transported to Mountain Vista Hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later, police said.

There is a fatal traffic collision at E Lake Mead Blvd & Christy Ln. Expect delays if you are in the area. pic.twitter.com/6YEEktfvqT— LVMPD Traffic Bureau (@LVMPD_Traffic) September 17, 2017

The condition of the second driver involved in the crash has not been released.

Police urge drivers to avoid the area as the intersection was shut down for further investigation.

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