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One Killed in Crash near Durango and Sahara

One person was killed in an accident involving a motorcycle and a car that happened Monday night near Sahara Avenue and Durango Drive.

According to Metro Police, the rider of the motorcycle was headed southbound on Durango Drive just after 10 p.m. At the same time, the 18-year-old driver of a Cadillac was headed northbound on Durango Drive and getting ready to turn left onto Starboard Drive.

Witnesses say the driver of the Cadillac was turning when the motorcycle ran into the side of the car. Witnesses also told police that the motorcycle had been going at a high rate of speed and passing cars recklessly before the crash.  

The 19-year-old rider was rushed to University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The crash is under investigation. It is the 54th traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction this year.


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