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: 4 Shot Inside Park City Center Mall, Lancaster Police Say
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: 'Everyone Was In Pure Panic': Good Samaritans Rush To Shooting Victims' Aid At Park City Center Mall
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: Man In Critical Condition After Fairhill Shooting, Police Say
Police continue to investigate.