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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A pedestrian has died after they were struck by a vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard, Thursday night.

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Police say the victim was hit around 10:30 p.m. while crossing the boulevard, near Bustleton Avenue.

The 24-year-old victim died at the scene. The driver told investigators the victim walked right out into traffic.

Police say the driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with police.

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“The driver remained at the scene. He did not seem to be impaired. He had a driver’s license and registration, so at this time it appears to be just a tragic accident,” said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.

Police say it is unlikely that the driver will face charges.


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