Motorcyclist dies after crash with school bus in Scottsdale

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - A motorcyclist is dead after a crash with a school bus in Scottsdale on Friday afternoon.

The crash happened at 74th Street and McKellips Road around 3:00 p.m.

Scottsdale police said a Tempe Union High School District bus was carrying two students at the time of the crash. Neither of the students were injured. 

A spokesperson for Tempe Unified School District said parents were notified of the crash and headed to the scene to pick up the students. 

The motorcyclist was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police said the rider, later identified as 27-year-old Christopher Thomas Reid, died two days later.

Scottsdale police say the specific circumstances of the crash are still under investigation. 

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