Deadly Crash Along Kelly Drive

A driver struck a man crossing Philadelphia’s busy Kelly Drive Thursday morning, leaving the roadway closed for more than an hour.

A man in his 60s or 70s died after being struck by a 75-year-old woman driving a 2016 Subaru along the Schuylkill River drive near Brewery Hill Drive in Fairmount Park around 9:45 a.m., said Philadelphia Police.

Medics rushed the man to Hahnemann Hospital where he died a short time later.

After more than an hour, the roadway reopened between Fountain Green and Lemon Hill drives, said police.

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