KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A motorcyclist died in a crash in Independence Saturday night.
According to authorities, the crash happened when the motorcyclist, who was traveling westbound on US 24 Highway, collided with a pickup truck making a left turn from US 24 Highway onto Farview at 8:15 p.m.
The motorcyclist was transported to Centerpoint Hospital, where he died of his injuries.
Two people in the truck did not suffer any injuries.
The motorcyclist was identified Monday as 45-year-old Ronald Wheeler of Independence, Missouri.
Independence police are investigating the crash.