LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — One person is dead following a crash in Lee’s Summit Friday.
The crash happened around 12:50 p.m. along 291-Highway near Persels.
According to Sgt. Chris Depue with the Lee’s Summit Police Department, the crash involved a vehicle and a motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle died from their injuries.
The initial investigation indicates the operator of the motorcycle was traveling south on 291-Highway when they hit an SUV that was crossing the highway and traveling east.
The victim was 23-year-old Brian K. Dieckman of Lee’s Summit.
Southbound 291-Highway is closed as of 1:40 p.m. Police expect the road to remain closed until 4 or 5 p.m.