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Deadly motorcycle crash

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. – Police say a motorcyclist was killed Saturday after crashing into a pickup in Independence. The Kansas City Star reports that officers were called to the crash around 8:15 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 24 and Farview Drive. Independence Police Sgt. Steven Boles says the motorcyclist was riding a 2009 Honda motorcycle west on the highway before colliding with a 2006 Nissan pickup truck as it turned onto Farview Drive from the highway. Boles says the motorcycle rider, who has not been publicly identified, was taken to the hospital but later died. Two people were in the pickup, but neither was injured.

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