Scottsdale police: Woman killed in motorcycle crash on Frank Lloyd Wright near Raintree

Posted at 1:22 PM, Dec 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-09 19:07:03-05

A deadly crash closed the northbound lanes of Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard between Raintree and Thompson Peak Parkway on Friday. 

A picture from the Scottsdale Police Department showed the crash was between a motorcycle and an SUV.

Police said the SUV was exiting the parking lot on the west side of Frank Lloyd Wright and attempting to cross the road to enter the parking lot on the east side of the road just after noon Friday.

A motorcycle heading north on Frank Lloyd Wright hit the SUV as it attempted to cross the six-lane road. The rider of the motorcycle, a woman, was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead a short time later, according to a police spokesperson.

The intersection was closed for four hours for the crash investigation, police said.

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