Man killed after minivan jumps curb in Center City identified

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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1 killed in Center City crash. Jim Gardner reports during Action News at 11 p.m. on June 13, 2017.

CENTER CITY (WPVI) -- The man who died after he was hit by a minivan that jumped a curb in Center City on Tuesday has been identified.

Peter Javsicas, 76, of West Mount Airy was struck just before 12 p.m. in the area of 16th and JFK.

He died at Hahnemann University Hospital on Tuesday night.

A 38-year-old man was also struck and injured. He was last reported to be in stable condition.

The minivan left the road and hit a newsstand after being involved in a crash with an SUV, police say.

Video from Chopper 6 showed the minivan entirely on the sidewalk, with police and firefighters on the scene.

There was no word on any charges or the identity of the driver.


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