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Henderson Traffic Accident Claims Life of Bicyclist

August 17, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE
PLEASE CONTACT ALAN OLVERA, (702) 267-4775

Henderson, Nev. – On August 16th, 2020 at approximately 6:12 a.m., Henderson Police and Fire responded to the intersection of South Green Valley Parkway and Paseo Verde Parkway in reference to a collision involving a vehicle and a bicyclist.

Preliminary investigation revealed a black Hyundai SUV was traveling northbound on South Green Valley Parkway approaching Paseo Verde Parkway when it struck a bicyclist.

The bicyclist was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Speed is not believed to be a factor; impairment is unknown at this time. 

Northbound travel lanes on South Green Valley Parkway and eastbound travel lanes on Paseo Verde Parkway were closed for approximately two and a half hours while the investigation was conducted. 

The name of the bicyclist will be released by the Clark County Coroner’s Office after next of kin notifications.

The is the fifth accident-related fatality for 2020.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to call the Henderson Police Department at 702-267-4911, 3-1-1, or, to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555 or visit Crime Stoppers website. Tips directly leading to a felony arrest or an indictment processed through Crime Stoppers may result in a cash reward.

Please contact Officer Alan Olvera, Public Information Officer at 702-267-4509

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