Man hit by car, killed in Tacony

Inquirer staff writer Wallace McKelvey reports:

A pedestrian was struck and killed last night while crossing a street near Disston Park in the Tacony section of Philadelphia, police say.

Police said the 48-year-old man was hit by a car abouty 11:30 p.m. as he stepped into the intersection of Magee Avenue and New State Road.

He was taken to Frankford Hospital-Torresdale, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver stopped at the scene and police said no charges are pending. 

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