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Boy, 14, Struck, Killed While Riding Dirt Bike In Port Richmond

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By Elizabeth Hur

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal accident in the city’s Port Richmond section, not a hit-run as earlier reported.

According to police, Jermaine Alexander, 14, was riding his dirt bike along Frankford Avenue and Butler Street when he collided with a black Kia Sportage.

The 46-year-old driver remained at the scene.

The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene just before 3:30 p.m.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Philadelphia Police Department by dialing 9-1-1.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.

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