Las Vegas man dies in crash

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By David Giuliani

A Las Vegas man died when a car struck him while he was riding a motorcycle early Sunday evening.

Joseph Roybal, 42, San Miguel County’s crusher facility foreman, was pronounced dead at the site of the accident at Seventh Street and Legion Drive. The crash happened around 4:30 p.m.

According to police, Richard Vigil, 25, was headed south on Seventh in a SUV when he turned left onto Legion. In so doing, he struck the Roybal’s motorcycle. Roybal hit the side of Vigil’s car and became trapped underneath the vehicle, Police Chief Gary Gold said.

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