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.
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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.