One dead after motorcycle crash in Independence

Posted at 9:19 AM, May 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-05 09:19:16-04

Independence police are investigating a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle that killed one person on Sunday night. 

Officers were called to the area of US 24 Highway and Blue Mills Road shortly after 8 p.m. 

According to police, an eastbound vehicle struck a motorcycle that was attempting to make a left turn from westbound US 24 Highway to southbound Blue Mills Road.

Both occupants of the motorcycle were transported to a local hospital. The female later died as a result of her injuries. She has been identified as Carol Hiskett, 29, of Independence. 

The male sustained life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of the eastbound vehicle experienced only minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.


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