Boy, 5, struck by car in South Philadelphia

July 13, 2013 8:21:24 PM PDT
A 5-year-old boy has died after getting struck by a car in South Philadelphia.

It happened around 8:30 Saturday night near 5th and Fitzgerald streets.

Authorities say the young boy was struck by a silver Dodge van.

The victim was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia where he died an hour later.

The driver of the vehicle did stop at the scene.

Police continue to investigate.


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