[UPDATE] Police ID two motorcyclists killed in South Philly collision

Two people died when a motorcycle and a car crashed in South Philadelphia Monday night.  Credit: Google Images
Two people died when a motorcycle and a car crashed in South Philadelphia on Monday night.
Credit: Google Images

UPDATE, 8:55 a.m.: Philadelphia police have identified the two people killed when the motorcycle they were riding on was struck by a car at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue Monday night.

Police identified the motorcyclist as Michael Ayoub, 18. His passenger was Rachel Sobel, 18.

Both were pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. Ayoub and Sobel were Philadelphia residents.

Witnesses told police the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the crash happened, a police spokeswoman said.

Ayoub was driving the motorcycle west on Pattison Avenue when the car, heading east, attempted to make a left turn onto Broad Street.

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Original article:

Two people were killed when a motorcycle and a car crashed in South Philadelphia on Monday night.

The double fatal accident happened about 9:15 p.m. at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, CBS Philly reports.

The victims’ identities were not immediately released by police.


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