Bryan Jessip, 18, of De Soto, died after his motorcycle collided with a minivan just before 5 p.m. Monday in the intersection of 115th Street and Waverly Road in Lexington.
Johnson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene of the fatality crash at 4:45 p.m. Deputies have not officially released Jessip's name, but it was confirmed by De Soto USD 232 officials early Monday evening.
The minivan was traveling eastbound on 115th Street, and the motorcycle was heading north on Waverly Road.
Jessip was pronounced dead at the scene. While the cause of the accident is still under investigation, deputies report that Jessip was wearing a helmet.
Jessip had recently completed his junior year at De Soto High School.
The minivan occupants, a woman and two children, were taken to an area hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.