Kansas City man killed in head-on motorcycle crash in Liberty

Liberty police have released the name of a 26-year-old man who was killed Friday when his motorcycle collided head-on with a 2002 Ford Explorer on Missouri 291 near Glenn Hendren Drive.

Taylor Joyce of Kansas City was northbound on MO 291 on a 2007 Kawasaki motorcycle when it crashed into a southbound Ford Explorer.

The four occupants of the SUV were uninjured, according to Liberty police.

No other details were released Monday.

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Glenn E. Rice covers crime, courts and breaking news for The Kansas City Star, where he’s worked since 1988. Rice is a Kansas City native and a graduate of the University of Central Missouri.