PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle overnight while laying in the street in Northeast Philadelphia.
It happened around 2 a.m. Friday near Longshore and Torresdale Avenues in the city’s Tacony neighborhood.READ MORE: FEMA-Run Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Site Opens At Pennsylvania Convention Center
Authorities say the man, believed to be in his 20s, was spotted laying in the street by a SEPTA bus driver and several passing motorists who stopped to check on him. They told police he appeared groggy and possibly under the influence or was suffering from a medical condition.
Police say the man was then struck and killed by a car.READ MORE: Cell Phone Video Captures 4-Alarm Blaze At Howard Johnson Hotel In Blackwood
He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver remained on the scene. No charges were pending.MORE NEWS: 'Dr. Oz' Aids Police In Resuscitating Man At Newark Airport
Police continue to investigate.