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Motorcyclist killed in Independence crash

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Posted at 7:27 PM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 10:24:36-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A motorcyclist was killed when they collided with an SUV in Independence Sunday afternoon.

According to police, the crash happened around 4 p.m. on Main Street near 23rd Street.

Investigators said the motorcycle was traveling south on Main Street and made a left turn into the path of a Chevrolet Tahoe.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

He was later identified as 71-year-old Gary W. Barr of Independence.

The crash is under investigation. The driver of the Tahoe was not hurt.