Deadly motorcycle crash shuts down Cave Creek intersection

Police are investigating a deadly motorcycle crash that shut down a major intersection in Cave Creek on Saturday.

Officers say two riders on a motorcycle collided with an SUV at Cave Creek Road and Lone Mountain Road. The deadly crash happened just after 11:00 a.m., shutting down the intersection.

One of the motorcycle riders, a woman in her forties, was rushed to a nearby trauma center in serious condition. The second victim in the crash did not survive.

Drivers were advised to avoid the area during the investigation. The intersection was shut down for several hours.

No names have been released in this case.