Motorcycle driver dead following crash involving trailer hauled by truck in Scottsdale, police officials say

Officials with the Scottsdale Police Department say a motorcycle driver is dead following a two-vehicle crash.

The incident, according to Scottsdale Police, happened in the area of Hayden and Indian School Roads. According to officials, the motorcycle driver collided with the back of a trailer that was being hauled by a truck.

"Investigators are in the early stages of this investigation and are looking into if weather, speed, and /or alcohol were factors," officials said.

Family member identifies victim

Hours after the deadly accident, the brother of the victim identified him as 50-year-old Michael Miller.

"I'm gonna miss my best friend," said the victim's brother. "I'm gonna miss him."

The brother said he spoke with the victim 20 minutes before the deadly crash, and offered a ride due to wet road conditions caused by stormy weather throughout the day.

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