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Motorcyclist killed after striking van at Nellis, Owens

Reported by: Michelle Velez
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Updated: 2/15/2013 10:04 am
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3) -- Metro is still waiting for the coroner's office to determine if a motorcyclist who was killed this morning was under the influence.

The accident occurred before 3 a.m. at the intersection of Nellis and Owens.

Police say the motorcycle was speeding and slammed into the back of a white van while it was waiting at a red light.

The impact was so hard that it spun the van around 180 degrees. The driver is expected to be OK.

Police say the motorcycle driver also was not wearing an approved helmet.



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