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KC: Hit-and-run driver fatally collides with motorcyclist near South Indian Mound

KANSAS CITY, MO – According to KCTV, a hit-and-run driver struck and killed a motorcyclist at Independence Ave and Chelsea Ave on Saturday.

A person was riding a black Harley Davidson motorcycle est on Independence Ave when the driver of a black Ford Focus pulled out from a parking lot in front of them. The motorcyclist collided with the side of the Focus, throwing the rider off the motorcycle and into the westbound lanes of Independence Ave around midnight.

Rescue crews transported the motorcyclist to an area hospital, where he died on Sunday around 4 a.m.

Following the collision, the driver fled the scene. A witness to the crash followed them to their residence on the 4000 block of Lawn Ave. The witness then came back to the scene of the accident and informed officers where they could find the driver.

Officers located the driver. They determined the driver was impaired and arrested them.

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