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Motorcyclist killed in crash on 169 Hwy and Briarcliff Pkwy

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Posted at 5:46 PM, Oct 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-08 21:19:40-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One person is dead after a crash on 169 Highway at Briarcliff Parkway Sunday afternoon.

Police say two motorcyclists were traveling southbound on 169 Hwy. when one of the bikes clipped the back of a vehicle. 

The motorcycle struck a guardrail a few times before the motorcyclist was ejected into the median. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the vehicle involved in the accident did stay at the scene to speak to police. Several other witnesses also remained on scene, according to police. 

The second motorcyclist was unharmed. 

The victim's name is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification. 

The area was closed off for several hours as police investigated. It has since reopened to traffic.