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.