Man, 19, dies after motorcycle slams tree on Kelly Drive

Posted: June 21, 2012

A 19-year-old Philadelphia man was pronounced dead just after midnight today from injuries sustained when he lost control of his Suzuki motorcycle and slammed into a tree on Kelly Drive.

Philadelphia police in the Accident Investigation District say the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Kelly Drive, when it crashed about 300 feet before Fairmount Drive about 11:50 p.m. Tuesday.

The driver was rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital in Center City.

Police said they were not sure what caused the motorcyclist to lose control and that the accident is still under investigation. The rider's identity has not yet been released.

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