UPDATE: Joplin police identify motorcyclist killed in Friday wreck

JOPLIN, Mo. – Joplin police release the identity of the motorcyclist killed in a wreck Friday evening. Authorities say Lionel Carr, 31, of Joplin died in a crash involving a passenger car. The driver of that car was identified as Machhendra Kayastha, 69, of Webb City, Missouri.

(Previous story: Joplin crash claims one life, sends one to the hospital with critical injuries)

According to police the wreck happened on 2800 block of south Rangeline Road around 4:56 p.m. The Carr was transported to a local hospital but later died from injuries sustained in the crash. The Kayastha was also transported to a local hospital and was last reported in critical condition.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.