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Man killed in motorcycle crash on Raytown Road

Posted at 6:19 AM, Jun 03, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle crash on Raytown Road early Monday morning.

Kansas City, Missouri, police were called shortly after 12:30 a.m. to Raytown Road just north of E. 66th Street.

The preliminary investigation indicates that Kevin C. Kirkendoll, 40, was driving a 2009 Suzuki GSX-R1000 motorcycle northbound when he lost control and overturned.

He was thrown from the motorcycle and pronounced dead at the scene.

Kirkendoll was wearing a helmet.

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