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5-Year-Old Boy Struck, Killed By Vehicle In South Philadelphia

(credit: CBS)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police are investigating after a five-year-old boy was struck and killed by a vehicle in South Philadelphia Saturday night.

The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. at S. 5th and Fitzgerald Streets.

Philadelphia Police say the victim was struck by a silver Dodge van.  He was rushed to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver remained at the scene.

Police are investigating.