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Fatal Crash at Wilson and Kentucky

Fatal Crash at Wilson and Kentucky

Independence Police are investigating a crash that occurred at about 6:47 PM on March 23rd on westbound Wilson Road at Kentucky. A westbound motorcycle struck a Ford Explorer that was turning left to northbound Kentucky. The male rider was transported to a local hospital and later died of his injuries. The driver of the turning vehicle was not injured.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

Update: March 25, 2017

The male killed in the collision near Wilson and Kentucky on March 23rd, 2017 was 38-year-old Matthew Dorn of Independence, Missouri.

The investigation is ongoing.