Loop 101 southbound reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

A fatal crash shut down the Loop 101 southbound during rush hour on Friday.

Officials said the crash involved just one motorcycle that went down near the Pima Road exit.

Roadway officials blocked the highway at Shea Boulevard but re-entry was allowed at Via De Ventura, just north of Talking Stick Resort.

Officials reopened the roadway around 7:30 p.m.

Around 5:00 p.m. delays began as far back as Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard. 

Southbound delays were also seen on Scottsdale Road, Hayden Road, 92nd Street and 96th Street as a result of the crash.

Where the crash happened: