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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Who Fled Scene Of Fatal Hit-Run Accident

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(credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police in Philadelphia are looking for a suspect who fled the scene of a hit and run accident.

According to police, on Feb. 17, 2014 around 5 p.m., the victim, a 32-year-old male, was standing on the shoulder of the westbound lane of the 6200 block of Kingsessing Avenue attempting to repair his bicycle.

During that time, a dark-colored Jeep Cherokee traveling west on Kingsessing Avenue struck the victim, leaving him with severe head injuries.

The vehicle briefly came to a stop before continuing to travel west on Kingsessing Avenue.

The victim was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he later died of his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

To see more, visit the Philadelphia Police YouTube Channel.

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