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Bicyclist killed after being struck by vehicle in Pahrump

Law enforcement is investigating after a bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle along North Leslie Street in Pahrump early Wednesday evening on Dec. 15.

The Nye County Sheriff’s Office has not released the identity of the victim, but Pahrump Valley Fire & Rescue Services Chief Scott Lewis said the rider died at the scene.

“There was a significant impact between a bicyclist and a passenger vehicle,” he said. “As we arrived at a location within five minutes, it was confirmed that there was a bicyclist on the roadway, as well as a car that traveled further north on Leslie. The scene size-up and risk assessment also revealed that there was significant damage to the bicycle, which was on the shoulder of the road.”

Medics performed CPR on the bicyclist, Lewis said, but weren’t able to revive them.

The Clark County Coroner’s Office did not respond to a request for the victim’s identity.

Contact reporter Selwyn Harris at sharris@pvtimes.com. On Twitter: @pvtimes

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