Authorities shut down part of eastbound Cactus Road Tuesday morning following a deadly motorcycle crash near Cave Creek Road.
While two motorcyclists were riding on Cactus, one lost control and hit a curb.
Investigators say the 61-year-old man wasn't wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Phoenix Police Sgt. Steve Martos says impairment is believed to be a factor in this collision.
The other rider was not injured and talked to the police.
No names have been released in this case.
The intersection remained closed during the investigation.
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