Police say an 83-year-old male pedestrian was struck by a box truck that was backing out of a parking space at the 7-Eleven on K and Luzerne streets.
The man was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.
The incident took place shortly before 6:00 p.m.
Police say this appears to be a tragic accident.
Tthe 28-year-old truck driver remained at the scene.