Police investigate fatal motorcycle accident in east KC

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – One person is dead after a motorcycle crash, in east Kansas City.

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Saturday morning officers responded to the scene of a confirmed fatality, near 78 Highway and Manning, which involved the driver of a Suzuki motorcycle.

Police said the driver was heading west on 78 Highway (23rd Trafficway) at a high rate of speed, and lost control. The driver was ejected from the motorcycle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have no released any additional information on the victim.