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Bicyclist Dies After Dump Truck Collision in East Las Vegas

A bicyclist died after he collided with a dump truck Tuesday afternoon in eastern Las Vegas.

The bicyclist was crossing South Nellis Boulevard at the East Walnut Avenue intersection when he failed to yield to oncoming traffic and pulled into the path of the dump truck about 2 p.m., according to a Metropolitan Police Department release. This is the 62nd traffic death within Metro’s jurisdiction this year and remains under investigation.

Our hearts go out to this family and all the friends and loved ones of this little girl. Professional drivers are held to a higher standard than regular drivers, and the companies they work for have heightened responsibilities to hire, train, and supervise their drivers. If you or a loved one have been injured due to the negligence of a company vehicle, contact Battle Born Injury Lawyers for a free consultation with one of our experienced truck crash and wrongful death attorneys.