Vehicle parts left behind in deadly hit-and-run on Roosevelt Boulevard: police

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle that police say fled the scene in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.

The 42-year-old victim was found lying in the middle lane on the 7600 block of Roosevelt Boulevard just after midnight.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.


Police say the striking vehicle drove off after the crash, leaving the victim for dead.

It is believed to be a 2010-15 Toyota Prius based on vehicle parts left littered on the road.