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Chain Reaction Crash In Vegas Kills Motorcyclist

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police say a chain-reaction crash in Las Vegas involving three cars and a motorcycle left the motorcyclist dead.

Police say two cars and a motorcycle were stopped Friday night at a red light on Sahara Avenue at the intersection of Grand Canyon Drive. Another car traveling on Sahara Avenue failed to stop, hitting the motorcycle. The motorcycle was pushed forward into one car, which was pushed forward into another car.

Police say the motorcyclist was ejected from the bike, flew over the top of the first car and hit the rear window of the second.

The motorcyclist was identified as a 42-year-old man from Las Vegas. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Police say the drivers of the three cars suffered minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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