Man killed in hit-and-run, police say
An unidentified man was struck and killed by a vehicle that left the scene Monday evening in the Eastwick section of Southwest Philadelphia, police said.
About 6:20 p.m. in the 2800 block of Island Avenue, the man, described as in his 70s, was found lying in the road, said Chief Inspector Scott Small.
Medics took the man to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was pronounced dead at 6:48 p.m., Small said. No description of the vehicle was available. - Robert Moran