Pedestrian Savoun So, 44, killed in hit-and-run collision on Oregon Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pedestrian, cyclist killed in separate hit-and-run crashes on Sunday, police say
The first incident happened around 5:40 p.m. along the 600 block of Oregon Avenue in South Philadelphia, where a 44-year-old woman was fatally struck while crossing the street, investigators said.
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Police say 44-year-old Savoun So was walking across the street in the pouring rain when she was hit by the driver of a silver 2004 Volkswagen Golf.
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