SUV Hits, Kills Man on Delaware Ave in Philly

A man was hit and killed while crossing Delaware Ave. in Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood Friday night and now police are looking for the driver of an SUV who fled the scene, according to police.

The deadly hit-&-run happened on the 900-block of Delaware Ave. near Penn St., not far from the SugarHouse Casino, just before 11 p.m., officials said.

Police haven't identified the victim, 24, pending the notification of his family. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An SUV matching the description of the vehicle involved was confiscated in the city's Wissinoming section, investigators said. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information should call Philadelphia Police.

The northbound lanes of Delaware Ave. were closed while officials investigated.

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