Police: Man killed after being struck by 2 hit-and-run drivers in Tacony

- Police are investigating after a 50-year-old man was struck and killed in Tacony Friday evening.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. on Cottman and Torresdale avenues.

Police say the victim was crossing the crosswalk at Cottman Avenue when he was struck by a woman driving a gray Toyota Camry traveling eastbound on Torresdale Avenue.

Seconds later, a man driving a dark colored Mitsubishi Gallant with tinted windows allegedly made a right onto northbound Torresdale Avenue, striking the same pedestrian.

The man, later identified as Brian Jones of West Allegheny Avenue, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information on the vehicles or drivers is asked to contact AID at 215-685-3180 or call 911.

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