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Motorcyclist hit by semi dies

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A motorcyclist hit by a semi shortly before noon Friday has died.

Police say the victim was 29-year-old Ronald H. Claibourne, Jr.

Officials say the Claibourne was eastbound on East 31st Street when he lost control and laid his bike down directly in front of a semi.

The semi hit the motorcyclist near the intersection of East 31st Street and Van Brunt Boulevard on the city's east side.

Claibourne was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he later died.

There's no word on what may have caused the motorcycle driver to lose control. 

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