PHOENIX — A motorcyclist has died after a crash on Loop 202, according to authorities.
The Department of Public Safety said the two-vehicle crash happened on Loop 202 near Buckeye Road Monday afternoon.
The identity of the motorcyclist has not been released. The individual was not wearing a helmet, according to DPS.
This is a developing story; additional details will be added as they become available.
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