PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating after a 76-year-old man was fatally struck by a vehicle while walking into the street. The accident happened on the 200 block of Christopher Columbus Boulevard at 5:35 p.m.
Police say the 76-year-old man was walking into the street when he was struck by a burgundy Chevy Impala. He was pronounced dead on the scene.READ MORE: Methacton Lacrosse Coach Garth Little Facing Charges After Video Captures Him Shoving Student-Athlete
A witness reportedly told police the Chevy Impala may have been racing a white Jeep.READ MORE: Homeowner's Body Found Following Explosions, Massive Fire In Lower Providence Township Townhouses
The driver of the Impala stayed on the scene and the white Jeep was at the location until police arrived.
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