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Motorcyclist dies after crash at 18th Street, Broadway Boulevard

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Posted at 7:14 AM, Jul 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-18 12:20:38-04

UPDATE, Monday, July 18, 11:20 a.m. | The motorcyclist has been identified by KCPD as 25-year-old Jordan T. Kuphaldt.

ORIGINAL STORY, Sunday, July 17 | A male motorcyclist has died after an overnight crash at 18th Street and Broadway Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department says that at around 1:40 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a Harley Davidson was traveling northbound on Broadway at a high speed.

Police say the motorcyclist crossed the center yellow lines and collided head-on with a yellow Volkswagen Beetle traveling south.

The motorcyclist was ejected from the vehicle and hit the window of the Beetle with his head and body, police say.

He was taken to an area hospital and died from his injuries. The driver was wearing a helmet.

The driver and passenger of the Volkswagen refused medical attention.