PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police are investigating a crash that left one person dead and another person injured on Tuesday morning.
According to authorities, medics responded to the 6600 block of Frankford Avenue for reports of a crash around 4:47 a.m.
Investigators say a 2004 Acura was traveling southbound on Frankford Avenue at a high rate of speed and drove through a red light before it struck a Nissan that was also traveling southbound on Frankford Avenue.
The victim, identified as 39-year-old Joseph Francis, was driving the Acura was then ejected from the vehicle and later pronounced dead around 5:15 a.m., police say.
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Authorities say a 60-year-old man was driving the Nissan and was transported to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital, where he is in stable condition.
Officials say traffic in the area of Unruh Avenue and Rawle Street was blocked off as authorities continued their investigation.