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Man struck, killed by vehicle while riding bicycle in Las Vegas

Krista Hostetler

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Man struck, killed by vehicle while riding bicycle in Las Vegas

CREATED Aug. 21, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- A 57-year-old Las Vegas man was struck and killed by a vehicle while riding his bicycle.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday near Sirius Avenue and Valley View Boulevard.

Las Vegas police said the bicyclist was traveling southbound on the west sidewalk of Valley View. A 2007 Nissan Versa was traveling southbound on Valley View, when the bicyclist suddenly entered the road and was struck by the Nissan.

The bicyclist was transported to UMC Trauma where he was pronounced dead.

The man's name has not been released.

This was the 62nd traffic-related fatality in Metro's jurisdiction so far this year.

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