Police investigate fatal hit and run in Port Richmond

Saturday, October 14, 2017 11:18AM
Police investigate fatal hit and run in Port Richmond. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on October 14, 2017.


PORT RICHMOND - Philadelphia Police continue to investigate a hit and run accident that left a man dead.

The incident occurred along the 2100 block of Allegheny Avenue in the city's Port Richmond section around 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

Police were called to the scene for a reported shooting.

Upon arrival, a witness said there was a man in the street without a pulse that was possibly shot.

A second witness says a Dodge sedan, speeding around a stuck tractor trailer may have hit the victim.

Police say the man was hit by a car, and continue to investigate.

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