Sunday, September 2, 2012

Man killed, 11-year-old hurt in accident


A man was killed Sunday evening in an accident after a vehicle struck a motorcycle.

According to the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department, the accident happened in the intersection of 32nd and Parallel Parkway just after 7:30 p.m. Sunday night.

Police say the motorcycle was traveling west on Parallel Parkway. A car was heading east on Parallel Parkway. The car turned northbound, accidentally striking the motorcycle.

Officers found a man described as a "black male in his 50s" dead. He was driving the motorcycle.

An 11-year-old boy was on the back of the motorcycle and suffered non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to the hospital.

The driver of the car remained on the scene and was unharmed.

The accident is being investigated by the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department's Traffic Support Unit and Critical Collision Response Team.

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