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Independence police identify motorcyclist killed in two-vehicle on US 24 Highway

Incident occurred May 28
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Posted at 4:54 AM, May 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-01 16:59:24-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A motorcyclist was killed in a two vehicle crash on US 24 and Arrowhead Ridge in Independence Friday evening.

According to Independence Police Department, at about 6:30 p.m. the driver of a 2007 Yamaha sportbike was traveling eastbound on US 24 highway and collided with a 2008 Nissan Pathfinder making a left turn from US 24 onto Arrowhead Ridge.

The motorcyclist, later identified as 20-year-old Devin M. Daniels, of Wheatland, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were two occupants in the pathfinder.

The driver was not injured, but the passenger was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but police say according to witnesses, excessive speed by the motorcycle may be a contributing factor.