Motorcyclist dies after slamming into pickup truck

April 5, 2011 10:50:40 AM PDT
A motorcyclist was killed in an accident in north Houston during rush hour this morning It happened on West Rankin at Northborough after 7am. Authorities say the traffic in the right lane stopped to let a pickup truck cross Northborough to turn left. That's when the motorcyclist in the inside lane slammed into the pickup truck, according to investigators. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is under investigation. The victim's identity hasn't been released.