Source: Police officer fatally struck man in Northeast Philadelphia

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A source tells Action News the driver who fatally struck a man in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday morning was a police officer. (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.
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