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Elderly pedestrian killed in Fairmount crash

An elderly pedestrian was killed Wednesday when one of two cars involved in a crash at 18th and Spring Garden Streets left the roadway and struck him.

An elderly man was killed when he was struck by a car at 18th and Spring Garden Wednesday afternoon. An elderly man was killed when he was struck by a car at 18th and Spring Garden Wednesday afternoon.

An elderly pedestrian was killed Wednesday when one of two cars involved in a crash in the city's Fairmount section left the roadway and struck him.

The accident occurred about 4:30 p.m.at 18th and Spring Garden Streets, Fox 29 reports. The victim, 79, was later pronounced dead at Hahnemann University Hospital a short time later.

His companion, a 77-year-old woman, and the two vehicle drivers was also hospitalized. All were in stable condition.

The car that struck and killed the man also hit a church, causing minor damage, according to Fox 29.

 
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