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November 20, 2017

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Police: Motorcyclist was speeding before fatal crash

Motorcyclist dies in wreck

Officials have identified a motorcyclist who died Sunday afternoon in the northwest Las Vegas Valley.

Steven Michael Bennett, 24, died about 4:20 p.m. after his eastbound 2002 Suzuki motorcycle crashed into a Dodge pickup trying to turn left from Carey Avenue onto Camel Street, Metro Police said.

Police said Bennett was speeding. He was pronounced dead at University Medical Center.

Four people were in the pickup, including two boys ages 7 and 5. None were seriously hurt.

This was Metro's 35th fatal wreck for the year.

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