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1 killed in car vs motorcycle crash overnight at Truman Road, Indiana Avenue

Posted at 8:34 AM, May 22, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-24 12:41:23-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a car vs. motorcycle crash at East Truman Road and Indiana Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCPD officers were called to the scene shortly before 2 a.m. Monday.

Investigators say a white BMW 328i was traveling eastbound on Truman Road at a very high rate of speed.

The BMW struck a black Yamaha V-Star Classic motorcycle at the intersection of Truman Road and Indiana Avenue.

The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was ejected off the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

He was identified Wednesday as 20-year-old Robert D. Lewis.

The driver of the BMW was uninjured in the collision.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and impairment is suspected in the collision.

This is the 30th traffic fatality of the year compared to 38 at this time last year.