Elkins Park man killed in motorcycle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police have identified the motorcyclist killed in a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Friday on the 6000 block of the Boulevard in Oxford Circle.



Police said 35-year-old Kelvin Williams of Elkins Park, Montgomery County was riding a Suzuki motorcycle southbound on the Boulevard, weaving in and out of lanes at a high rate of speed.

The motorcycle struck the rear of a Nissan SUV which was crossing over to the left lane.

Police said Williams lost control of the motorcycle and crashed into a light pole. The impact ejected Williams from the bike.

The 35-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police tell Action News the driver of the SUV got out, looked at the victim and then took off.

The driver eventually turned herself into police at 15th District headquarters.

"He was the greatest guy in the world, friendly, always there to help out. Just all around good guy," said Ricky Sokun, a friend of Kelvin.

"That was our brother," another friend said.

There are no charges being filed at this time but the investigation is ongoing.
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