Motorcyclist killed in Phoenix accident

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

PHOENIX -- A motorcycle rider was killed Saturday in an accident at the Loop 202 and Van Buren Street.

Phoenix police said a Dodge Dakota was traveling eastbound when the 74-year-old male driver ran a red light and collided with the motorcycle.

The man on the motorcycle was taken to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. He has been identified as John Cordaro, 58.

Police said it does not appear as if impairment was a factor in the accident.