Eastbound Highway 526 was losed east of Evergreen Way as Everett police investigate the deadly crash.

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A motorcyclist was killed in a Friday afternoon crash on Highway 526 west of Interstate 5 in Everett, according to Everett police.

Police spokeswoman Sgt. Maryjane Hacker said it is not clear how the fatal collision occurred and it is too early to determine whether drugs, alcohol or speed were involved.

The victim was a man in his early 20s, she said. He has not been publicly identified.

The driver of the car involved in the crash is also a man in his 20s, she said. She said he is cooperating with police.

Eastbound 526 near Evergreen Way was temporarily closed as Everett police investigated the deadly crash. Hacker said the road reopened around 5:30 p.m.