Investigators have identified the victim killed in a Friday night hit-and-run crash along I-95 in Philadelphia.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, 65-year-old Gerald L. Martin died as a result of the Friday night crash. Martin lived in Philadelphia, investigators said.
State police say they have also located the driver involved in the crash. According to state police, Ward Bennett, 45, of Lumberton, New Jersey was operating the tractor-trailer involved in the crash.
The tractor-trailer was found with the help of the Lumberton Police Department in New Jersey and towed back to Pennsylvania for further investigation.
State police say the accident happened along I-95 near mile marker 26 just before midnight when a tractor-trailer struck a pedestrian on the roadway. Investigators say the tractor-trailer fled the scene heading northbound past the Cottman Avenue exit.
State police ask that anyone with information on the incident call investigators at 215-560-6200.
Heat and humidity/ Code Orage Ozone Alert. Dangerous rip current risk remains down the shore.
Wednesday is a typical hot and humid summer day with high tempertures in the low 90s. A cold front will pass by Wednesday night bringing a few showers and the return to cooler temps and less humid air by Thursday.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.