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

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.

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

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