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– A man was struck and killed by a pickup truck in South Philadelphia on Wednesday, police say.

It happened on the 2100 block of Oregon Avenue, just before 12:30 p.m.

Police say the man was crossing the street when he was hit by a man driving a burgundy 1990 GMC pickup truck.

The 51-year-old victim was taken to Jefferson Hospital where he later died.

Charges are pending further investigation.