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Motorcyclist killed in crash in Reading's Oakbrook neighborhood

Published On: Apr 28 2014 12:31:14 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 29 2014 05:23:22 AM EDT

A Reading man was killed when he crashed his motorcycle in the city's Oakbrook section late Monday morning, police said.

READING, Pa. -

A Reading man was killed when he crashed his motorcycle in the city's Oakbrook section late Monday morning, police said.

The accident was reported around 11:40 a.m. in the area of Brookline Plaza and Clifton Avenue.

The motorcyclist, police said, was going too fast when he lost control of his bike and hit a curb.

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The victim, identified by the coroner as Luis Alberto Rivera-Lopez, 55, was rushed to Reading Hospital, but we're told he died a short time later. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.