Pedestrian Struck, Killed In South Philadelphia
By Mike Dougherty
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police say a car struck and killed a woman in South Philadelphia Friday night.
According to accident investigators, the victim believed to be in her 40s, tried running across Penrose Avenue when she was hit by a car. At least one more car ran over the woman while she was lying in the street.
It happened near the intersection of Penrose and Pattison at about 5:30. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene a few minutes later.
The driver of the initial vehicle stopped immediately and charges are not expected to be filed.
Police have not released the woman’s identity.