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Pedestrian killed in hit and run

No description was released of the driver of a car that hit and killed a pedestrian on West Girard Avenue Sunday night.

A 40-year-old man was struck and killed by a car in a hit-and-run accident on West Girard Avenue near 41st Street in the East Parkside neighborhood Sunday night. The man, whom police did not identify, was hit around 8:20 p.m. by the driver of a white sedan last seen heading eastbound on Girard, then southbound on 40th Street.

Police did not immediately have a description of the driver. Medics transported the victim to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 8:39 p.m. Officers with the Accident Investigation Division are investigating.