Motorcyclist dead after crash in Phoenix

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- A motorcyclist has died after a crash on the Loop 202 at SR 143 Monday morning.

Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) says the crash happened before 11 a.m. Witnesses told troopers that a motorcycle may have been racing another car at the time of the crash.

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) says the 202 eastbound lanes at SR 143 were closed. The lanes reopened just after 12:30 p.m. 

The investigation is ongoing. No further information has been released. 

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