Motorcycle rider killed in North Phoenix crashPosted: Updated:
PHOENIX (AP) -- Authorities say a motorcyclist has died after colliding with a pickup truck at a Phoenix intersection.
Phoenix police say the dead man has been identified as 31-year-old Randy Scott.
Arizona Department of Transportation officials say the crash occurred about 2:30 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Union Hills Drive and the southbound frontage road just west of Interstate 17.
They say the driver of the pickup truck wasn't injured.
Phoenix detectives are investigating which driver wasn't following traffic signals and if impairment was a factor.
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PHOENIX -- A motorcycle rider was killed in a crash in North Phoenix on Friday.
The crash forced the closure of Union Hills Dr. at Interstate 17 on Friday morning.
The road reopened at 9 a.m.
A pickup truck and motorcycle were involved in the crash.
There were no restrictions on Interstate 17 in either direction because of this crash.
Union Hills has reopened at I-17. All ramps are open, too. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) October 24, 2014
Officers confirm, motorcyclist has died after colliding with pickup at I-17 and Union Hills pic.twitter.com/Wsxfd1aDsm— Jill Galus (@JillGalus) October 24, 2014
A crash has closed Union Hills at I-17. SB frontage is detoured to WB Union Hills, and EB Union Hills detoured to I-17 SB. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) October 24, 2014
The Union Hills closure at I-17 will last most of Friday morning. Consider using L-101, Bell or Deer Valley to access I-17. #PhxTraffic— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) October 24, 2014