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Motorcyclist killed in central valley crash

A motorcyclist died after slamming into a parked SUV early Sunday in central Las Vegas.

The Metropolitan Police Department responded to the crash about 12:30 a.m. on West Oakey Boulevard, west of Rancho Drive.

The 23-year-old man was westbound on Oakey when he veered onto an unoccupied Ford Expedition, police said.

The motorcyclist, who was on a Yamaha XVS950 and not wearing a helmet, died at the scene, police said.

This was the eighth traffic fatality investigated by Metro in 2022.

Contact Ricardo Torres-Cortez at rtorres@reviewjournal.com. Follow him on Twitter @rickytwrites.

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