NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) --A source tells Action News the driver who fatally struck a man in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday morning was a police officer.
No charges have been filed and no further information on the driver is known at this time.
It happened around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Cottman and Algon avenues.
Police say the victim, a 50-year-old man, ran out into the street and was struck.
The victim was rushed to the hospital where he died a short time later.
The striking vehicle remained at he scene.
The view from Chopper 6 showed heavy damage to the vehicle's hood and windshield.