The Los Angeles Police Department's West Traffic Division is investigating a fatal accident at the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Barrington in West Los Angeles just before 6 pm Thursday.
According to reports, a male motorcyclist was killed at the intersection when he crashed with another vehicle; he was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital.
CBS News reports that speed as well as a road slick from drizzle is believed to have been a factor in the accident.
Westbound Santa Monica Boulevard (at Federal) and northbound Barrington Avenue (at Idaho) were closed for several hours during the investigation, CBS reported.
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