On January 13, 2014 at approximately 12:15 a.m., Joseph Loyd, age 54 of Kearney, Missouri was operating a 2000 Harley Davidson.
At that said date and time, Joseph was traveling in the westbound direction on U.S. Highway 24 and .4 miles east of North Holly Road. The crash occurred as Joseph failed to negotiate a curve, causing his motorcycle to travel off the right side of the road and collide into a tree. Joseph was ejected from the motorcycle.
Joseph Loyd was pronounced dead by paramedic, Jayson Bodine, with Fort Osage Fire District and then transported to the Jackson County Medical Examiner’s Office.