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Motorcycle-Bicycle collision kills 2 in Phila.

Sunday, October 21, 2012
Debris littered the roadway near the intersection of Oregon and 10th after a motorcycle and bicycle collided with deadly results Sunday night.

Debris littered the roadway near the intersection of Oregon and 10th after a motorcycle and bicycle collided with deadly results Sunday night.

Neither rider survived when a motorcycle and bicycle collided in South Philadelphia Sunday night.

Officers tell Action News that the accident at 10th Street and Oregon Avenue happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

The bicyclist, a 52-year-old man died at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania about an hour after the accident. The motorcyclist, a 28-year-old man also died at the hospital.

No names have been released by authorities.

Investigators kept the intersection closed for several hours while they sifted through evidence about the deadly accident.

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