Police are investigating a crash that left a motorcyclist dead in Independence.
The wreck occurred about 6:45 p.m. Thursday on westbound East Wilson Road at South Kentucky Avenue.
According to police, a motorcyclist on westbound Wilson struck a Ford Explorer that was turning left to northbound Kentucky. The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital where he later died.
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The driver of the other vehicle was not injured, police said.
The cause of the collision was not known Thursday.