PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police in Radnor Township are investigating a hit-and-run that left a man dead on Tuesday night.

Margaret Swisher has lived in Radnor Township for decades and travels Lancaster Avenue often.  She can’t understand how Someone could hit a pedestrian crossing the street and just keep going.

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“Don’t know how they can live with their conscience–very sad,” she said.

On a rainy night on Tuesday, shortly after 8 o’clock, Radnor police say the driver of a white GMC Yukon hit a 69-year-old man in the 500 block of Lancaster Avenue. Witnesses say the SUV stopped briefly and then sped away.

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The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police say the vehicle suffered significant damage to the front driver’s side of the vehicle.

Police captured a collection of images of the truck, from the crash scene out to Paoli where it was last seen.

“We would encourage the person responsible for this to turn themselves in,” said District Attorney Katayoun Copeland of Delaware County.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police at 610-688-0500.


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