Crash claims life of motorcyclist

Crash claims life of motorcyclist

DES MOINES, Wash. — Des Moines police said a motorcyclist has died in a crash Wednesday night.

The crash happened at South 196th Street and 8th Avenue South.

Fire crews from three agencies responded about 4:30 p.m. to the scene of a crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle, officials said.

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When crews arrived, CPR was being performed on the crash victim.

Police said the motorcyclist died at the scene.

In the initial investigation, police ruled out drugs and alcohol as a causing factor from the driver of the vehicle.

Crews are expected to be on scene investigating for several hours.

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