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Philadelphia Police Seeking Dirt Bike Driver Who Struck And Killed a 17-Year-Old Skateboarder

UPDATED with photos


Screen Shot 2022-05-18 at 20.53.57The images of the suspect with his green dirt bike can be seen in the photos above.  (photo provided by Philadelphia Police Department)



PHILADELPHIA PA (May 18, 2022)(CNBNewsnet)--Today at a press conference Philadelphia Police Captain Mark Overwise provided updated information on the fatal accident involving the driver of a dirt bike and a skateboarder. Philly police badge

On Sunday, May 15, 2022, at approximately 10:30 PM, a dirt bike being driven by a male was traveling east bound on Allegheny Avenue at a high rate of speed, doing wheelies on the highway when it struck Jesus Gomez Rosario (17/M) who was riding on a skateboard, traveling west bound on Allegheny Avenue. Mr. Rosario was transported to Temple Hospital with severe injuries.  


On Tuesday May 17, 2022 at 11:15 AM, Jesus Gomez Rosario was pronounced at Temple Hospital 


The rider of the dirt bike is described as a male, light complexion, wearing a black helmet, red bandana or scarf around his neck, white t shirt, black pants and white sneakers. He left the scene with the dirt bike east on Allegheny Avenue. He appears to have minor injuries. 


The dirt bike has green wheels and green body that was damaged on the left side. 

The images of the suspect with his green dirt bike can be seen in the photos below. 

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