Police searching for suspect after deadly hit-and-run in Kensington

A 50-year-old man was walking along the street when he was struck and killed.

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Saturday, December 31, 2022
Philadelphia Police searching for suspect after deadly hit and run in Kensington
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Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect after a deadly hit and run in Kensington.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect after a deadly hit-and-run in Kensington.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. Saturday on the corner of Kensington and Lehigh avenues.

A 50-year-old man was walking along the street when he was struck.

Medics rushed him to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officials say they are searching for a black Dodge Charger with damage to the front bumper.

Car parts were left behind at the scene.

Left: An image of the striking vehicle | Right: A stock photo of a Dodge Charger

Police say the investigation is active and ongoing with the Accident Investigation Division.