A man died in a motorcycle crash on Noland Road in Independence Sunday night.

Independence Police said a 2008 Yamaha motorcycle was traveling northbound on Noland Road, just north of 32nd Street, when it rear ended a 2014 Ford Escape, that was also driving north, at approximately 9:20 p.m.

The motorcyclist, described as a 32-year-old man, was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The occupants of the Escape were not injured, reported police.

The identity of the motorcyclist is not being released until next of kin have been notified.

The crash remains under investigation.