Motorcyclist killed in Tacoma crash

Tacoma police are investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist Wednesday morning. 

The crash happened before 3:30 a.m. in the intersection of South 19th Street and Sprague. 

Police said that a motorcyclist was going at a high rate of speed, ran a red light and struck a pickup truck.

The motorcyclist was taken to the hospital and later died.

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Police said the driver of the pickup truck was also taken to the hospital to be checked out for injuries. 

The investigation remains ongoing.