Surveillance Video Released In Deadly Southwest Philadelphia Hit-And-Run; Driver Sought
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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –Philadelphia Police have released surveillance video in hopes of identifying the suspect wanted in connection with a hit-and-run that left one man dead.
WATCH: Surveillance Video
It happened around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the 6200 block of Kingsessing Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia (See Related Story).
A 32 -year-old man was standing in the shoulder of the westbound lane attempting to repair his bicycle.
According to investigators, a possible dark colored Jeep Grand Cherokee traveling west on Kingsessing Avenue struck the man, severely injuring him.
As captured on surveillance video, investigators say the vehicle briefly came to a stop then continued traveling west on Kingsessing Avenue.
The victim was taken to The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he later died from his injuries.
Anyone with information is aksed to contact Accident Investigation Division at 215-685-3180/3181 or dial 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847 or use this electronic form to submit a tip anonymously.