Pedestrian killed after darting out in front of vehicle in South Philadelphia: police

Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Pedestrian killed after being struck by Penn Medicine transport van in South Philadelphia
Police say the pedestrian darted out in front of the vehicle and was fatally struck.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man in his 60s is dead after being struck by a vehicle in South Philadelphia.

Police say a driver struck and killed a pedestrian on South Front Street at Washington Avenue around 6 a.m. on Tuesday.

Officials said the victim reportedly darted out in front of the vehicle before being hit.

Chopper 6 was overhead, where a Penn Medicine parking shuttle could still be seen in the middle of the street.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver remained at the scene to speak with police. No arrests have been made.

The Crash Investigation Division is investigating this incident.