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Crash Reports April 10


Holden motorcyclist killed in Johnson County accident

Ronnie R. Joy, 36, of Holden, was killed at 5:54 a.m. Monday in a Johnson County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Joy was driving a 2000 Suzuki motorcycle west on U.S. Highway 50 when he attempted to pass a 2023 Ford F-150 driven west by Tracy J. Welloff, 59, of Centerview. Joy struck the front driver's side of Welloff’s vehicle, causing his motorcycle to overturn and he was ejected.

Joy was wearing a helmet and was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. He was pronounced dead by Dr. Degner.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.

Compiled by Chris Howell.