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Crash kills motorcyclist on I-80 in Sparks

The scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 80 at Vista Boulevard in Sparks. At right...
The scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Interstate 80 at Vista Boulevard in Sparks. At right is the white paint of the gore, the area where lanes merge.(Nevada State Police)
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 6:31 PM PDT
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SPARKS, Nev. (KOLO) - A Carson City man died in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 80 at Vista Boulevard in Sparks when he struck a tractor-trailer, the Nevada State Police reported.

David Salazar, 50, was taken to a hospital after the 5:03 p.m. crash on April 30 and died there, the NSP said.

Salazar was on a red 2018 Harley Davidson going west on the ramp from Vista Boulevard to I-80 when he turned through the painted lane boundaries and hit the second of two trailers being towed by a white 2017 Kenworth, the NSP said. The Harley Davidson overturned and Salazar was ejected.

Anyone with information is asked to email ncwmirt@dps.state.nv.us and refer to case #220402127.

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