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Harrisonville motorcyclist dead in Lee's Summit crash

Posted at 7:39 AM, Aug 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-03 10:53:08-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Harrisonville motorcyclist is dead after a crash on westbound I-470 at 50 Highway.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Kevin Dawson, 55, was killed when he was thrown from his 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

The crash report states a 2014 Toyota Corolla hit Dawson’s motorcycle with its right rear corner, causing the bike to overturn.

Dawson was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

All lanes of westbound I-470 were closed for a time around 8:45 p.m. as authorities investigated and cleared the scene.