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Person on dirt bike injured in western Las Vegas Valley

A person on a dirt bike was injured in a desert area in the west valley on Wednesday morning, according to the Las Vegas Fire Department.

Emergency crews responded at 10:45 a.m. to an area about 2 miles from the end of West Lake Mead Boulevard at the 215 Beltway, the department tweeted. The biker was airlifted to a waiting ambulance and transported to University Medical Center.

The biker’s injuries did not appear life-threatening, the department said.

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