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PHILADELPHIA (CBS)
– A man was struck and and killed by a tractor-trailer on Roosevelt Boulevard in Hunting Park on Thursday.

It happened on Roosevelt Boulevard, near 9th Street, around 12:30 p.m.

Police say the man, between 30 to 40 years old, was struck by a tractor-trailer while crossing the street.

He was transported to Einstein Hospital and pronounced dead a short time later.

The tractor-trailer remained on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.