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April 7, 2014
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Motorcyclist James Cooper killed in Virginia City wreck

A Fallon man was identified Monday as the motorcyclist killed in a Sunday afternoon accident on Highway 341 two miles north of Virginia City.

James Edward Cooper, 67, was southbound when he lost control of his 2008 Harley Davidson motorcycle in a curve.

The motorcycle hit a guardrail and ejected Cooper causing him to receive critical injuries, according to the Nevada Highway Patrol. The accident was reported at 12:50 p.m.

Cooper was taken to Renown Regional Medical Center, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Trooper Doug Hildebrand of the Nevada Highway Patrol Major Accident Investigation Team is investigating this accident. Witnesses or anyone with additional information are asked to contact him at (775) 689-4623 or regarding case No. NHP-140400486.

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