KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A motorcyclist is dead after an overnight crash near 18th and Broadway Sunday morning.
The Kansas City Police Department says a black Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed northbound on Broadway then crossed over the center yellow lines and struck a southbound yellow Volkswagen Beatle head-on around 1:40 a.m.
The motorcyclist was ejected from the motorcycle, striking the windshield of the Volkswagen with his head and body.
The victim has been identified as 25-year-old man Jordan T. Kuphaldt.
He was transported to a local hospital and later died from his injuries.
The driver and passenger of the Volkswagen refused medical attention at the scene. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet at the time of the collision.
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