Elderly woman struck and killed in NE Phila.

January 30, 2013 5:17:01 AM PST
An elderly woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking to a mall in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday evening.

The incident happened just after 6:00 p.m. on the 12000 block of Knights Road, near Academy Road.

Police say a 74-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle as she tried to cross the street near Franklin Mills Mall.

The vehicle stopped at the scene.

The victim was taken to Aria Hospital Torresdale Division where she died a short time later.

There is no word yet on the identity of the victim or if charges will be filed.


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