DPS: Motorcyclist killed in crash on US 60 near Mill Avenue exit

Posted at 5:00 PM, Sep 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-16 00:31:51-04

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.