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December 18, 2014

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Man dies in North Las Vegas motorcycle accident

A man died Sunday in an early morning motorcycle crash in North Las Vegas.

Officers were dispatched to Donovan Way near East Craig Road around 3:45 a.m. after receiving reports of a man down, according to North Las Vegas Police. When they arrived, they found 41-year-old North Las Vegas resident Johnston Overbey lying unresponsive near the roadway. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

An investigation indicated that Overbey had been riding a 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle southbound on Donovan when he lost control, possibly while speeding, according to police. Police say he was thrown from the vehicle as it left the roadway.

It was the 8th traffic fatality in North Las Vegas in 2014.

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