READING, Pa. -

A motorcyclist was killed while trying to get away from police in Reading, officials said.

It happened at 3:50 p.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Penn Street.

City police tried to pull over the motorcyclist, Daniel Felix, but Felix tried to escape and crashed, authorities said.

Felix, 29, of Reading, died at the scene.

Police have not said why they attempted to stop Felix.