Motorcycle rider dies after crashing into pickup truck


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A man is now dead after his motorcycle crashed into a pickup truck around 9:15 a.m. on July 6.

The accident occurred at Kearney and Concord, according to Springfield Police Sgt. Jason Bisby.

The Ford Explorer pick-up was turning left onto Kearney when it struck the motorcycle being driven by 33-year-old Joshua Jiles.

Jiles died at the scene of the crash from his injuries.

The investigation is continuing as to circumstances involved in the crash.

According to the police report, this is the seventh fatality motor vehicle crash in Springfield this year.

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