INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police are investigating a crash that left a Lexington man dead Thursday afternoon.
According to police, a Honda motorcycle hit the rear end of a Ford F-250 pickup around 2:30 p.m. on US 24 Highway near N. Winfrey Road.
The driver of the pickup had minor injuries.
A male rider on the motorcycle was taken to the hospital, but later died of his injuries.
The victim has been identified as 46-year-old Christopher Beal, of Lexington, Missouri.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.