Loop 101 re-opens after fatal multi-vehicle crash in Scottsdale

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SCOTTSDALE (3TV/CBS 5) – The Arizona Department of Public Safety is investigating a a deadly multi-vehicle crash on eastbound Loop 101 near 64th Street in Scottsdale.

Details were not immediately available, but DPS confirmed that there was a fatality. The agency also said a motorcycle was involved in the wreck.

Eastbound Loop 101 was closed while detectives conducted the on-scene portion of their investigation. It has since re-opened.

The wreck is about a mile ahead of a planned construction-related closure scheduled for the weekend. Traffic is being taken off at Scottsdale Road for the project. Heavy delays are expected.

The westbound lanes were not affected.

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