A Robesonia motorcyclist was killed Saturday night, Sept. 19, in an accident that closed Route 222 in Richmond Township for about five hours, Fleetwood police said.

According to police, Jonathan Fernandez, 40, lost control of his motorcycle and struck a guiderail at about 6:35 p.m. They said he had been traveling at a high rate of speed and passing other vehicles in a dangerous manner.

Fernandez, who was wearing a helmet, died at the scene, according to police.

The Berks County coroner's office and numerous fire companies and fire police assisted at the scene.

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