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Driver Killed After Car Slams Into Tree In Northeast Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating a single-car crash that claimed the life of a woman in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

The deadly accident happened shortly after midnight in the northbound lanes of the Roosevelt Boulevard near Comly Road.

According to police, the 28-year-old driver, identified as Melissa Coleman, somehow lost control of her car and slammed into a tree. Coleman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deadly accident remains under police investigation.

Reported By Steve Beck, CBS Philly