Cops release surveillance video in fatal hit-run in Southwest Philadelphia

Police have released surveillance video of the vehicle suspected of fatally hitting a pedestrian in a Southwest Philadelphia crash.

Investigators are looking for the driver of the crash that killed 60-year-old Leslie Smith as he was crossing Island Avenue near Lindberg Boulevard at about 6:15 p.m. Monday.

Police said the car didn't stop after the accident, and fled toward Philadelphia International Airport.

The vehicle is described as a red sedan with a black top and a missing right front hubcap. The car will have damage to the front hood and possibly the windshield, police said. No description of the driver is known.

Anyone with information about the vehicle or crash is asked to call police at 215-685-3180 or 215-685-3181.


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