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NHP: Man dies after crashing Ducati motorcycle in Lake Mead

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a close up of a toy lying on top of a dirt field: A motorcycle is seen crashed near Lake Mead on July 19, 2020. (Nevada Highway Patrol) © Provided by KVVU Las Vegas

A motorcycle is seen crashed near Lake Mead on July 19, 2020. (Nevada Highway Patrol)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Nevada Highway Patrol said a 63-year-old man was killed when he crashed his motorcycle in the Lake Mead area on Sunday.

In a press release, NHP said about 7:35 a.m. on July 19, the man was riding a red 2018 Ducati Monster 1200R motorcycle northbound on Northshore Road near mile marker 42.

a motorcycle parked on the side of a dirt road: A motorcycle is seen crashed near Lake Mead on July 19, 2020. (Nevada Highway Patrol) © Provided by KVVU Las Vegas

A motorcycle is seen crashed near Lake Mead on July 19, 2020. (Nevada Highway Patrol)

At some point, the man drifted into the right shoulder, then into the rocky landscape and crashed, throwing him from the bike.

He was taken to University Medical Center where he died. He was identified as David Wayne Pealer of North Las Vegas.

NHP said this was their 26th fatal crash resulting in 27 deaths for 2020 in Southern Nevada.

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