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Motorcyclist is killed in crash in Boston

Police officials were at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Albany Street in Boston on Wednesday.
Police officials were at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash on Albany Street in Boston on Wednesday.(Scott Eisen for The Boston Globe)

A motorcyclist was killed Wednesday in a crash with another motor vehicle at the intersection of Traveler and Albany streets in Boston, police said.

The victim died at the scene following the crash, which occurred at about 5:10 p.m., Boston police said.

Several streets in the area were closed following the accident. Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes, police said.

Authorities are investigating the incident. No further details were immediately available.


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