Man hit by 2 vehicles, killed crossing Roosevelt Blvd. identified

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Man struck, killed on Boulevard: Tamala Edwards reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on June 28, 2017. (WPVI)

A pedestrian was hit by two vehicles and killed early Wednesday on Roosevelt Boulevard in the Olney section of Philadelphia.

It happened at 12:30 a.m. in the northbound lanes near Wyoming Avenue.

Police say the victim, 35-year-old Errol Catchings of Sharon Hill, Pa., was trying to cross the boulevard when he was struck by a minivan.

He was then struck by another vehicle.

Police say both drivers stopped nearby and were questioned by officers.

Investigators say Catchings was not in a crosswalk when he was struck, and that the incident appears to have been an accident.

No charges have been filed.

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