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Motorcyclist dies in Tacoma wreck

A motorcyclist died Sunday night after a crash with a car in Tacoma, police said.

The wreck happened about 6:20 p.m. at South 64th Street and Tacoma Mall Boulevard.

Officials did not immediately release the name or age of the man who died.

A 37-year-old woman failed to yield to the motorcyclist as she turned left onto 64th Street while heading north on Tacoma Mall Boulevard, said Loretta Cool, Tacoma Police Department spokeswoman.

The driver hit the motorcycle, which was southbound on Tacoma Mall Boulevard, according to police.

Cool expected the road to be closed for some time as investigators worked.

She did not immediately know whether police planned to cite the woman.

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