Police on scene of fatal wreck - KCTV5

Motorcyclist killed in wreck near UMKC campus

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Police said a wreck near the UMKC campus killed a motorcyclist Saturday.

The wreck happened about 11:39 a.m. at 51st Street and Troost Avenue, near the University of Missouri-Kansas City campus.

Police said an 18-year-old was driving a mid-size black SUV westbound on 51st Street. She stopped at a stop sign, then pulled into traffic, hitting and killing a 26-year-old on a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was southbound on Troost. 

An alcohol test showed no alcohol in the woman's system. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.

Officials are still investigating who's to blame for the wreck.

The road was temporarily closed down while investigators were on scene. It reopened about 3:15 p.m.

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