A Blue Springs man was killed and his passenger - an Independence woman - was seriously injured Monday night after he struck a vehicle with his motorcycle south of Oak Grove.
A Blue Springs man was killed and his passenger seriously injured Monday night after police said he struck a vehicle with his motorcycle.
Matthew D. Kellogg, 20, of Blue Springs, was pronounced dead at the scene. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said he overtook a vehicle driven by Dennis Deischer, 64, of Oak Grove.
Both vehicles were northbound at about 6:30 p.m. Monday on Route F, just south of Colbern Road, when Deischer turned left into a private drive.
Kellogg overtook and struck Deischer’s vehicle, according to a patrol report. Kellogg died at the scene.
Andrea J. Williams, 33, of Independence, was traveling with Kellogg. She was flown to the University of Kansas Medical Center where she was listed in serious condition.