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July 12, 2015

Police investigating fatal hit and run of biker in North Philadelphia

Victim pronounced dead after hit and run at 2nd and Erie Avenue, driver in police custody

Philadelphia police are investigating a deadly hit and run that took place at 2nd and Erie Avenue in North Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.

According to CBS 3, a male bicyclist was struck by a female driver who was attempting to change lanes in order to pass another car.

The driver fled the scene but was later taken into custody by Philadelphia police at 7th and Atlantic Streets.

The biker was transported to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The identities of the driver and the biker have not been released as an investigation is underway.