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.
Not the prettiest Friday, but we're ready for a great weekend. Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. After an early high in the upper sixties, temperatures fall & winds pick up out of the chillier northwest. Right now the Memorial Day Weekend looks sunny and cool with highs in the low to mid 60s on Saturday, in the 70s Sunday & Monday. Cooler temps at the shore.