Underground Worker Killed With Minivan Crashes Into Work Site

A man working under a West Philadelphia street was killed when a minivan ran him over Thursday night, police said.

The 27-year-old man was doing plumbing work in a 4-foot deep hole at 63rd and Arch streets around 9 p.m. when he was hit.

Police said a woman driving a minivan barreled through orange safety cones and caution tape before landing on top of the man as he climbed out of the hole.

The man was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

The driver is cooperating with police. Investigators said it's too early to know if charges will be filed.

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