Police Officer Brian Lorenzo was killed when his department motorcycle was struck head-on by a drunk driver on I-95, near the Cottman Avenue exit at approximately 3:15 am.
The drunk driver was driving the wrong way on the interstate at the time. The driver was arrested at the scene.
Officer Lorenzo had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 23 years and was assigned to the Highway Patrol. He is survived by his wife and three children. He is also survived by a brother who serves with the Philadelphia Police Department.
The Fraternal Order of Police Philadelphia Lodge 5 announces:
An account for Brian Lorenzo and his family has been set up at the Police and Fire Federal Credit Union in the name on "Brian Lorenzo Memorial Fund"
The account number is 84157201.
Donations for his family can be taken at any PFFCU branch or other PFFCU members can make transfers directly by phone at 215-931-0300.