A motorcyclist was killed Friday night when he crashed into the back of a car stopped at a red light in Northeast Philadelphia.

The 36-year-old man, whose identity was not released, was heading north on Knights Road on a Harley-Davidson when it smashed into a Ford Taurus at Red Lion Road at 8 p.m., police said.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at Frankford Hospital-Torresdale Campus at 8:32 p.m. No one in the car was injured.

The Police Department's Accident Investigation Division was reviewing the crash. - Jeff Gammage