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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A pedestrian died after being struck by a car on the Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning.
The deadly accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. in the northbound inner lanes of the Boulevard near Welsh Road.
Authorities say the unidentified 43-year-old woman was attempting to cross the Boulevard when she was struck by a car. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say it was raining at the time of the deadly accident and that the victim reportedly ignored a red light and walked into the path of oncoming traffic.
The driver did stop at the scene and has not been charged with any crime.READ MORE: Pfizer Says Its Vaccine Is 90.7% Effective Against Symptomatic COVID-19 In Children Ages 5 To 11
Police have not released the name of the victim in Friday’s deadly accident.
This is the third fatality in the area involving a pedestrian since May.
In September, police say a 44-year-old woman was killed at Roosevelt Boulevard and Strahle Street as she was walking with her four-year-old son.
In May, 33-year-old Joshua Hess was killed after being struck by a car at Roosevelt Boulevard and Welsh Road.
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