Elderly man struck, killed in South Philadelphia

Thursday, February 5, 2015

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA -- A man in his 70s is dead after he was struck by a car in South Philadelphia.

It happened around 8:00 p.m. in the area of 23rd Street and West Oregon Avenue.

The victim was struck by a 2004 Ford Explorer that was travelling westbound.

He was taken to Jefferson Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the striking vehicle did stop at the scene.

The accident is under investigation.