police-light-bar1.jpgA teenage boy was killed in a motorcycle crash in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood on Sunday evening, police said.

The crash was reported around 7 p.m. Sunday near Thornton Avenue and Venus Street.

The teen has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 17-year-old John James.

James, a San Francisco resident, was driving the motorcycle and had a passenger on the bike when he collided with an SUV, police said.

Both James and the passenger were ejected from the motorcycle. James landed on a parked car and was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was taken to San Francisco General Hospital and is expected to survive, police said.

The crash remains under investigation.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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  • Wilfred Marlin Owens

    Neighbors stipulate that he repetitiously rode this bike in a irresponsible fashion. Thank God for the safety of the public.

  • Wilfred Marlin Owens

    Neighbors stipulate that he repetitiously rode this bike in a irresponsible fashion. Thank God for the safety of the public.