Last night shortly after 11:30pm, 19 year old Lorenzo Velazquez, known throughout the Philadelphia BMX community as “Evol Renzo” was struck and killed by a hit and run driver in the Olney section of Philadelphia while riding his bike. Friends and family of Lorenzo will be holding a candle light vigil at 6pm tonight at 4236 N. Darien Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. Those in attendance are asked to bring their own candle.
You can read more details about the accident via Fox News by clicking here. The Chocolate Truck crew will also be hosting a jam and fundraiser with the proceeds going to Lorenzo’s family to aide with funeral costs which we will have more details about as they become available.
Lorenzo Velazquez, 1998 – 2017, Rest in Peace.