Motorcyclist killed in crash on 215 at Stephanie in Henderson

A motorcycle rider was killed when his bike struck the guardrail on Interstate 215 between Stephanie Street and Gibson Road on Friday, June 1, 2018. (Photo: Nevada Highway Patrol)

A person has died after their motorcycle crashed into a guardrail on I-215 near Stephanie Street in Henderson Friday morning.

Nevada Highway Patrol reported the incident at 5:05 a.m. Friday, June 1, on the eastbound side of the freeway.

One lane appeared to be blocked as of 6 a.m. for the response.

In a statement released Friday afternoon, NHP said a blue 2017 Yamaha R6 was heading east on I-15, west of the Gibson Road off-ramp, when it left the road, entered the shoulder and hit the guardrail, throwing the rider.

NHP identified the rider as 23-year-old Dylan Dickson of Henderson. Investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash, and impairment is unknown.

Dickson was wearing a DOT-approved motorcycle helmet at the time of the crash.

This is the 28th fatality in NHP Southern Command's jurisdiction for 2018 so far.

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