A Kansas City man was injured in an early morning crash in Clay County. According to the highway patrol Caleb J. Root, 39, was riding his motorcycle southbound on Mt. Olivet Road just south of 144th street around 1:00 a.m. May 11th, when his bike traveled off the road, overturned and struck a barbed wire fence. Root was ejected from the bike and suffered moderate injuries. He was taken to Liberty Hospital.