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Man, woman killed in Upper Holmesburg motorcycle crash

Police said a man and a woman were killed after they lost control of their motorcycle on the 8300 block of State Road in Upper Holmesburg.

philly crime Police said a man and a woman were killed when they lost control of their motorcycle on the 8300 block of State Road in Upper Holmesburg.
Credit: File photo / Rikard Larma

Philadelphia police are investigating a motorcycle crash Saturday night that killed a man and a woman in Upper Holmesburg.

Investigators said the crash happened shortly after 10 p.m. on the 8300 block of State Road, just outside the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center.

The motorcyclists, described only as a white male and female, lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a light pole, according to authorities.

The male victim was rushed to Aria Health-Torresdale, where he died around 10:40 p.m.

The female victim was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victims' identities had not yet been released Sunday.

Police said the investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing.

 
 
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