Police: 78-year-old woman struck, killed by vehicle in crosswalk

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) Philadelphia police say a 78-year-old woman was struck and killed by a vehicle while she was crossing the street in the crosswalk.

It happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. Monday on Locust Street.

According to police, the woman was transported to Jefferson Hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly before 3 p.m.

Investigators say the striking vehicle remained on the scene.