WASHINGTON TWP., Pa. -

A motorcyclist was killed Friday when he lost control of his bike around a curve and hit a tree in Berks County, police said.

The accident happened around 12:20 a.m. near 2144 Weisstown Rd. in Washington Township.

David Anthony Savarese lost control of his motorcycle while going around a curve on Weisstown, traveled off the east side of the road and hit a tree, state police said.

Savarese, 42, of Boyertown, died at the scene. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.