Motorcycle operator dead after crash with vehicle at 291 and Persels in Lee’s Summit


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.


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