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November 22, 2014

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Bicyclist killed in collision with vehicle at Eastern and Sunset

Fatal crash

A 19-year-old man died Saturday night after a car struck him while he was riding his bicycle.

Metro Police responded about 6:50 p.m. to reports of the collision on Eastern Avenue at Sunset Road. Witness told police that the bicyclist was traveling east on Sunset Road when he turned onto the southbound lanes of Eastern Avenue. At the same time, a Jeep entered the intersection on a green light, police said.

The Jeep struck the bicyclist. The Las Vegas teen was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Metro is investigating the collision.

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