Man killed in Tacoma car wreck

Tacoma police were investigating a fatal car wreck in the Lincoln District on Friday afternoon.

Police spokeswoman Loretta Cool said the collision occurred about 4 p.m. at the intersection of South Yakima Avenue and South 40th Street.

A woman in her 60s ran a stop sign while driving west on 40th Street and hit a car headed north on Yakima Avenue, Cool said.

A man in the northbound car died, she said. His name was not immediately released.

Cool said traffic officers were investigating.

Adam Lynn: 253-597-8644, @TNTAdam

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