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Driver Flees After Striking Pedestrian On The Roosevelt Boulevard

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By Steve Beck

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are searching for the driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian in Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

The incident happened shortly after midnight on the Roosevelt Boulevard near 7th Street.

Investigators say a 22-year-old woman was crossing the Boulevard when she was struck by a car. The victim was taken to Temple University Hospital with a broken leg.

The driver fled the scene after striking the woman, police said. The victim was not able to provide a description of the striking vehicle.

The incident remains under police investigation.