One killed after car slams into building

NORTH PHILADELPHIA - August 21, 2009 It happened on Broad Street near Lehigh Avenue at about 1:00 a.m.

Police say the car had just left a gas station, and was heading south on Broad.

It suddenly picked up speed and crashed into the building.

The man driving the car was killed.

Rescuers cut a woman out of the wreckage. She is hospitalized in critical condition.

The building appeared to be vacant.

Officials are trying to determine if the driver might have suffered a medical problem at the time of the crash.

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