25-year-old Auburn man killed in motorcycle crash along I-5 in Tacoma

TACOMA, Wash. — A fatal motorcycle crash on northbound Interstate 5 near South 84th Street in Tacoma closed the left two lanes earlier Saturday evening.

According to the Washington State Patrol (WSP), the motorcycle versus two-car crash happened around 7:17 p.m.

25-year-old Luis Reyes Garcia from Auburn was killed in the crash.

According to WSP, Reyes Garcia changed lanes and crashed into one car before hitting the second car and coming to a stop on the left shoulder.

Two passengers in the other vehicles were treated at the scene for their injuries, the rest were not injured.

There were traffic delays of 3 hours and 45 minutes as the investigation was being conducted.

West Pierce Fire & Rescue and the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) were on the scene to assist.

WSP reported that the cause was due to driving too fast for the conditions on the road.

The Pierce County Medical Examiner identified the motorcyclist and notified the next of kin.

All lanes reopened after 10 p.m.

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