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NORTHSHORE ROAD TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

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Date: August 11, 2013

National Park Service

U.S. Department of the Interior 

LAKE MEAD NATIONAL RECREATION AREA News Release 

For Immediate Release: August 11, 2013 
Release No.: 2013-56 
Contact: Christie Vanover 702-283-2344 

NORTHSHORE ROAD TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE TO MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT 

BOULDER CITY, Nev. – Northshore Road at Lake Mead National Recreation Area is temporarily closed in both directions at mile marker 31.5 due to a motorcycle accident. 

At 7:41 a.m. Aug. 11, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area Interagency Communication Center received an emergency call reporting that a motorcycle went off the road. 

National Park Service Rangers from the Lake Mead District responded and are providing life saving care. Mercy Air is on scene and Nevada Highway Patrol is en route. 

No further information is available at this time. 

 -NPS-

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