By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Investigators say the man hit by a car and killed Tuesday night in Northeast Philadelphia was a longtime mummer. Jim Trinacria, 57, was crossing Knights Road when he was hit.

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He played in local string bands for more than 40 years and is a member of the Woodland String Band Hall of Fame.

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He leaves behind a wife and two daughters.

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The 29-year-old driver of the car that hit him remained at the scene.