Phoenix FD: Motorcycle, truck involved in deadly, fiery crash

Posted at 8:09 AM, Oct 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-17 12:55:58-04

Emergency crews have blocked off a portion of 48th Street after a deadly crash on Monday morning.

According to Phoenix Fire officials, the crash involved a motorcycle and a truck near 48th Street and Roeser Road. One of the vehicles burst into flames.

Two people were reportedly on a motorcycle that was hit by a truck pulling a trailer.

The female rider was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Transportation officials say 48th Street is closed between Southern and Broadway. There is no word on when it will reopen.

Tempe police are investigating the crash.

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