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.READ MORE: Woman Assaulted By Juvenile Suspects On SEPTA Train Tuesday Night
Eyewitness News spoke to a neighbor who said it’s common to see drivers speeding through the intersection.READ MORE: Warrington Township Police Investigating Reports Of Mail Theft
“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.MORE NEWS: Police Investigating After ATM Explodes At Kensington Gas Station