Woman Dies After Driver Strikes Her with Vehicle, Hits Her with Shovel: Police

A woman died from her injuries after police say a man intentionally ran into her with his vehicle and then struck her with a shovel in Philadelphia Sunday night.

Police say the unidentified man drove into the woman on W. Rockland and N. Franklin streets at 8:23 p.m. He then allegedly grabbed a shovel and assaulted her with it.

The man was arrested by responding officers and is currently in custody. The woman was taken to Einstein Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 9:48 p.m.

Police have not yet identified the suspect but say he is being questioned by investigators.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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