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.
Waking up to dense fog today. Poor visibility slowing us down.
But at least it's mild. Temps are about 15-degrees above average today, despite the continued clouds & drizzle. High in the lower 60s.
Our next cold front comes through tomorrow, with rain, especially on Friday afternoon. With the blast of cold air that follows, we'll probably have a dry day on Saturday, and the chance of a Sunday wintry mix into the afternoon and evening. Stay tuned!