Pedestrian fatally struck in Northeast Philly

Police are responding to a car vs. pedestrian accident in Northeast Philly.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. at the on the 1600 block of Cottman Avenue.

Police say a 50-year-old man ran out into the street and was hit by an oncoming car.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition, but later succumbed to his injuries and died around 12:30 p.m.

Police say the driver remained on the scene.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.