NORTH LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner's office has identified the teen killed in a motorcycle accident this week. Officials there said Eric James Howell was the 19-year-old killed in the crash.
North Las Vegas Police investigated the accident that left Howell dead and another person injured Thursday night. Aaron Patty, a spokesperson with NLVPD told 8 News Now that the fatal wreck happened just before 8 p.m. at West Tropical Parkway and Sea Princess Street.
He said the motorcycle, which was carrying two people was traveling eastbound on Tropical when it crashed into another vehicle. Howell died at the scene. The coroner's office said he died from blunt force trauma.
The other rider was transported to University Medical Center's trauma unit in critical condition. There's no word on his condition.