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Motorcycle crash kills man in Wellington

The scene of a fatal motorcycle crash near Wellington.
The scene of a fatal motorcycle crash near Wellington.(Nevada State Police)
Published: May. 8, 2022 at 5:39 PM PDT
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WELLINGTON, Nev. (KOLO) -A motorcyclist died April 30 in a crash on Nevada 338 near Wellington in Lyon County, the Nevada State Police said.

Robert Purvis, 66, of Minden was ejected from a red 2013 Harley Davidson and died at the scene, the NSP said.

The investigation so far shows Purvis was going north on Nevada 338 at about 2:47 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a left curve and went off the right side of the road. The motorcycle hit a speed limit sign and turned over.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to email ncwmirt@dps.state.nv.us and reference case #220402120.

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