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Updated: 10/18/2013 4:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (KSNV MyNews3.com) – Two motorcyclists were killed Thursday in separate Las Vegas accidents.

A 28-year-old North Las Vegas man was killed just before 3 p.m. in the intersection of West Lake Mead Boulevard at North D Street. Witnesses say a 1999 Chevrolet Silverado was turning left from westbound Lake Mead Boulevard to southbound D Street when it was hit on the right side by an eastbound 2005 Honda CBR motorcycle. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by responding medical personnel.

A 24-year-old Las Vegas man was killed just after 10 p.m. in the intersection of Lamb Boulevard and Alexander Road. Witnesses say a 2007 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling southbound on Lamb Boulevard proceeding through the intersection on a green traffic signal. A 1997 Toyota Corolla was traveling eastbound on Alexander Road, approaching Lamb Boulevard and a red traffic signal.

The driver of the Toyota failed to stop at the red light, entered the intersection and into the path of the Yamaha motorcycle. The Yamaha collided into the left side of the Toyota resulting in moderate to major damage.

The driver of the Toyota failed to stop and remain at the scene and drove away. The Toyota was located a short time later, unoccupied, approximately a half-mile from the collision scene.

The deaths are the 78th and 79th traffic-related fatalities in Metro’s jurisdiction in 2013. The collision at Lamb and Alexander remains under investigation by the LMVPD Accident Investigation Section.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department at (702) 828-3317 or to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit www.crimestoppersofnv.com. Tips directly leading to an arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.
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