KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) - One person is dead following a motorcycle accident in Kansas City.

The wreck happened on American Royal Drive and Kansas Avenue shortly before 2 a.m. on Saturday morning, police say.

Police add the motorcycle was heading west on Kansas Avenue when the driver lost control and hit the concrete guardrail.

The driver was ejected and struck a MoDOT closure sign.

The deceased has been identified as 31-year-old Nicholas J. Vella of Kansas City. 

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