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Motorcyclist Killed In Northeast Philadelphia Accident

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A motorcyclist is dead after an accident in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday night.

The accident happened at about 8:34 p.m. at Harbison Avenue and Robbins Street in Mayfair.

Philadelphia Police say the 39-year-old motorcyclist was traveling westbound on Harbison Avenue when he cut between two lanes and ran a red light.  He struck a car making a left hand turn from Harbison Avenue onto Robbins Street.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

The Accident Investigation Division is investigating the accident.