A Las Vegas motorcycle rider was killed Thursday night in a crash near northwest Las Vegas.
Officers were called at 7:02 p.m. to North Torrey Pines Drive near Burlwood Way after a motorcycle jumped the curb and struck a lightpole before the rider was thrown from the bike, according to a statement from the Metropolitan Police Department.
The rider, a 22-year-old man, was taken to University Medical Center where he died.
No other vehicles or people were involved in the crash.
It was unclear if speed or impairment were a factor in the crash.