Surprise PD: Motorcyclist rear-ended, killed

Posted at 5:16 PM, Apr 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-02 22:08:33-04

The Surprise Police Department is investigating a deadly crash on Greenway Road.

Police Lt. Mike Donovan said a motorcycle was driving west on W. Greenway from Westpoint Parkway when a vehicle hit it from behind.

The rider was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic on Greenway from Westpoint to Litchfield Road will be shut down for a few hours while authorities complete the investigation, Donovan said.

Authorities did not immediately release any identifying information about the rider.