Two Men Dead in Motorcycle Crashes

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Two men are dead after two separate motorcycle crashes that happened on the same day in Las Vegas.

Police say a 30-year-old motorcyclist died after rear-ending a Toyota 4Runner about 5 p.m. Tuesday on Tropicana Avenue near Paradise Road. Witnesses reported the motorcycle was speeding and weaving in and out of traffic before hitting vehicles stopped at a red light.

The man succumbed to his injuries at Sunrise Hospital.

A 73-year-old man riding a scooter was killed in a separate accident about 2 p.m. Tuesday. Police say he was in the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Durango Drive when a Kia Sorento made a left turn in front of him.

The scooter rider hit the Kia and was thrown off. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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