Pedestrian struck by vehicle

August 29, 2009 12:12:23 PM PDT
It was a traffic tragedy Friday night in Philadelphia.A pedestrian was struck at 18th Street and Hunting Park Avenue around 9:10 p.m. in the Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia.

The man, believed to be in his mid-40s, was rushed to Temple Hospital.

He was later pronounced dead.

Accident investigators are looking into the incident.

The vehicle that struck the man remained at the scene.