Saturday, December 27, 2014

Pedestrian killed in Kensington hit-and-run

Police are seeking information on the driver and vehicle of this car that may have been involved in a hit and run Christmas Night in Kensington in the 3200 block of Frankford Avenue. Surveillance photo from Chuckles Bar.
Police are seeking information on the driver and vehicle of this car that may have been involved in a hit and run Christmas Night in Kensington in the 3200 block of Frankford Avenue. Surveillance photo from Chuckles Bar.

A 54-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Kensington.

Philadelphia police said the woman was hit on the 3100 block of Frankford Avenue on Tuesday afternoon and the striking vehicle fled the scene. The woman was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police did not release the woman's name or provide further details about the circumstances of the accident.

Authorities described the striking vehicle as possibly a dark-colored Dodge Charger or Dodge Magnum station wagon.

Anyone who has information about the crash can call the Accident Investigation Divisition at 215-685-3180. Tipsters can also call 215-686-8477 (TIPS) or send a message to 773847 (PPDTIP).


Contact Emily Babay at 215-854-2153 or ebabay@philly.com. Follow @emilybabay on Twitter.

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