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1 killed in crash near Port of Tacoma

Post by Kate McEntee / The News Tribune on Feb. 21, 2012 at 7:30 am |
February 21, 2012 10:01 am

One person was killed this morning in a car accident at Alexander Avenue East and 12th Street East in Tacoma, the Tacoma Police Department said. The crash, which involved one vehicle, happened just after 3 a.m.

Tacoma Police spokesman Naveed Benjamin said the car left the roadway at a high rate of speed and crashed into an embankment in the 1200 block of East Alexander Avenue shortly after 3 a.m.

The driver, a male, died at the scene. He was the sole occupant of the vehicle.

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