Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 | 3:33 p.m.
A motorcyclist was killed and a pedestrian was seriously injured this afternoon in two separate and unrelated wrecks.
The first incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. when a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at Tropicana Avenue and Decatur Boulevard, Metro Police Officer Larry Hadfield said.
Police have shut down the northbound lanes of Decatur and westbound lanes of Tropicana.
No other information about the wreck was immediately available.
At about 3:15 p.m., the department issued a tweet saying that a motorcyclist was killed in another wreck at Lake Mead Boulevard between Revere and D Street.