NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An Uber driver struck and killed a woman who stepped in front of the car he was driving, police say.
The accident happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday on the 2200 block of Cecil B. Moore Avenue in North Philadelphia.
Police say the unidentified woman was leaving a delicatessen and stepped out into the street from between two parked cars.
She was not in a crosswalk when she was struck.
Officers found the victim lying on the ground with head trauma.
She was rushed by medics to Hahnemann University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
The Uber driver, who was operating a 2016 Honda, stopped near the crash site.
He was interviewed by investigators. Police say he was sober, and the incident appears to have been a tragic accident.
Police say the victim is believed to be in her 40s. Authorities are working to identify her.
The crash remains under investigation.
Woman dies after being struck by Uber driver in North Philadelphia
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