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Motorcyclist dies from injuries suffered in KCMO crash

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Posted at 8:35 PM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-09 20:44:03-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A motorcyclist has died after suffering life-threatening injuries in a crash Monday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri.

Police said the crash occurred when the motorcyclist, traveling east on Gardner Avenue, tried to avoid a tractor trailer turning onto North Monroe Avenue. He died later Monday after being transported to an area hospital for treatment.

The motorcycle went into the westbound lanes of Gardner Avenue and slammed head-on into a Ford Ranger pickup truck, police said.

The impact sent the motorcycle driver over the pickup and he landed in the street, police said.

The motorcycle hit a tractor trailer.

No word if any of the other drivers were injured.