MSHP investigating fatal motorcycle crash

June 12, 2013 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash June 12 on Interstate 470.

According to Lee’s Summit Police Sgt. Chris Depue, the Highway Patrol responded Wednesday night to a crash that occurred about 7:50 p.m. on southbound I-470, south of U.S. 40.

Depue referred all questions to the Highway Patrol, which is in charge of investigating accidents on I-470.

Details on the accident was not available on the MSHP’s website.

The inside lanes of northbound and southbound I-470 were shut down as the Highway Patrol investigated the single-vehicle crash. Motorists were advised to take an alternate route while the roadway was closed.

This is a developing news story. The Journal will post more information online as it becomes available.

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