A fatal motorcycle accident just before 8 p.m. on April 27 claimed the life of an 18-year-old Springfield resident.

The Sedalia Police Department says a motorcycle, driven by 18-year-old Ilya F. Malyk of Springfield, was eastbound on US Highway 50 in Sedalia when it collided with a 2001 GMC Yukon, driven by 66-year-old Doris Mergen of Sedalia.

Malyk was killed in the accident. The Sedalia Police Department says the incident is under investigation. Witnesses are asked to contact the department's traffic unit at 660-826-8100.

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