Authorities say a motorcyclist was killed in a crash on US 60 Thursday afternoon.
The crash happened just before 5 p.m. near the Mill Avenue exit.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety said a man was thrown from his motorcycle after crashing with a vehicle in the westbound lanes of the highway.
He was pronounced dead at the scene and was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, DPS sad.
Images from Air15 showed serious backup and slowing leading up to the crash scene.
Troopers said the other driver remained on the scene.
The roadway reopened to traffic just after 8 p.m., DPS said.
No other information was immediately available.