Elderly Woman Struck and Killed by Pickup Truck on Roosevelt Boulevard - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Elderly Woman Struck and Killed by Pickup Truck on Roosevelt Boulevard

The 70-year-old woman was on the Boulevard and Tyson Avenue at 2:09 p.m. when she was struck by a vehicle traveling in the southbound inner lanes.

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    A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia Tuesday. NBC10's Lauren Mayk is on the scene with the details.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017)

    An elderly woman was struck and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.

    The 78-year-old woman was crossing the intersection on Tyson Avenue and the Boulevard around 2:15 p.m. when she stepped off the center grass divider, police said. She was then struck by a 2006 Ford Ranger pickup truck traveling in the southbound inner lanes of the Boulevard.

    The woman, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead by fire medic personnel at 2:20 p.m.

    The driver of the pickup truck, a 21-year-old man, was not hurt in the crash and remained at the scene. Police continue to investigate the accident.