Bicyclist, 66, dies after Columbus Boulevard crash in South Philadelphia, police say

A Friday evening crash has claimed the life of a 66-year-old woman in South Philadelphia.

Police say the driver of a Toyota Corolla was attempting to make a left turn onto the 500 block of Columbus Boulevard when it struck a bicycle just before 5:30 p.m.

The bicyclist, identified as Taing Sophy, succumbed to her injuries Saturday afternoon after being transported to a local hospital. No other injuries were reported.


Police say the driver of the vehicle stayed on scene until officers arrived. No charges have been announced at this time.

The crash is under investigation.