INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A motorcyclist was killed in a traffic crash on Eureka Road, east of R.D. Mize Road on Saturday.
According to a news release, the motorcyclist failed to negotiate a curve on Eureka Road, causing another vehicle to veer off the road and hit a tree.
The motorcyclist has been identified as a 36-year-old Kansas City, Kan., resident.
She was transported to an area hospital where she later died.
No other passengers were on the motorcycle and no other vehicles were involved.
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