PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A motorcyclist was killed in an accident on the Schuylkill Expressway on Monday night.

The accident happened at about 7:20 p.m. on I-76 eastbound near Girard Avenue.

Pennsylvania State Police say the motorcyclist lost control and crashed.

Chopper 3 HD was over the scene as police responded. The accident backed up traffic for several miles.

The roadway was reopened at about 10 p.m. State Police are investigating.

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