By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man is dead after Philadelphia police say he was hit and killed while riding a motorized scooter in the Fairhill neighborhood. The incident happened at 5:12 a.m. Wednesday.

The department told CBS3 officers and the fire department responded to North 2nd and West Allegheny Streets. Authorities confirmed the victim, 44-year-old Alexander Rodriguez Otero, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver stayed to cooperate.

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Eyewitness News spoke to a neighbor who said it’s common to see drivers speeding through the intersection.

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“Something needs to be done, they need a cop sitting here in the middle of the night,” witness Donna Halterman told CBS3. “Because people fly through this intersection like crazy.”

The crash is still under investigation.

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