A Kansas City, Kan., woman died Saturday afternoon when she crashed her motorcycle in eastern Independence.
The victim was identified as Dianna M. Williams, 36.
Independence police reported that the lone motorcyclist was westbound about 2:25 p.m. on Eureka Road east of R.D. Mize when she missed a curve and ran off the right side of the road, hitting a tree.
She was taken to a hospital, where she died. She had no passenger.