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News: Motorcyclist killed in high-speed crash on Guthrie Ave.

DES MOINES, IA - A motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries after crashing into a pickup truck in Des Moines early this morning, WIOA reports.

The accident took place sometime before 7:45 a.m. within the 2100 block of Guthrie Avenue, near Delaware Avenue.

Witnesses told police the 45-year-old motorcyclist was speeding when he crashed into a pickup truck that was turning east out of a nearby parking lot.

Investigators believe the motorcyclist's speed played a role in the fatal crash.

The driver in the pickup was not reported injured as a result of the collision.

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