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Woman killed in Northeast crash

Police are investigating a deadly crash that killed a 58-year-old woman near Wissinoming Park on Sunday.

Woman killed in Northeast crash

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Philadelphia police at the scene of an fire along Foulkrod St. at Griscom St. on Thursday morning. December 27, 2012
Philadelphia police at the scene of an fire along Foulkrod St. at Griscom St. on Thursday morning. December 27, 2012

Police are investigating a deadly crash that killed a 58-year-old woman near Wissinoming Park on Sunday.

The accident occured around 9:30 a.m. on Frankford Avenue near East Cheltenham. Police said a Pontiac minivan was traveling south on Frankford when it jumped the curb and struck a 58-year-old woman before hitting a tree.

The woman, identified as Teresa Marquard, of Wissinoming, was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where she died a short while later.

The driver, a 33-year-old man, was also taken to Hahnemann, where is listed in critical condition. Police said he is being investigated for possibly driving under the influence.

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