WEST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Police have identified a woman who was killed in a hit-and-run in West Philadelphia Friday night.
Investigators say 48-year-old Catherine Brown was crossing the street with her 3-year-old grandson when they were struck by a minivan that fled the scene. It happened at 57th Street and Girard Avenue, around 8 p.m. Friday.
According to police, the minivan dragged Brown southbound on 57th before fleeing from the scene.
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Brown was pronounced dead a little more than an hour later at the hospital.
The boy was flown to the hospital, where is listed in stable condition.
The suspect's vehicle is described as a white newer model minivan.