KANSAS CITY, MO - A collision at an intersection in Kansas City Thursday killed a man riding a motorcycle, police said.
Police and emergency crews were dispatched to the scene at Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Prospect Avenue at about 5:15 p.m., according to WDAF.
Investigators determined that the driver of a Ford F-250 vehicle was headed north on Prospect Avenue and stopped at a red light. As the light turned green, the driver started turning left and spotted a maroon vehicle going south on Prospect Avenue. The Ford driver made the turn at the same time as the maroon vehicle but did not see a Suzuki motorcycle that was going in the same direction.
As the Ford was turning left, the motorcycle crashed into the vehicle head-on. The motorcyclist, who was not wearing a helmet, was thrown from the bike. The rider was pronounced dead after being rushed to an area hospital.
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