Driver sought in Christmas Eve hit-and-run

Driver sought in Christmas Eve hit-and-run
Courtesy of the Pozzi family

Police are still seeking the driver in a fatal Northeast Philadelphia hit-and-run that occurred on Christmas Eve.

Victim Theresa Pozzi, 33, of Bella Vista, was struck by a truck while crossing State Road mid-block in Holmesburg to get to a bus stop at about 5:20 p.m. on Christmas Eve, police said.

She was brought to Aria Torresdale Hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later, police said.

The truck fled northbound. The Philadelphia Police Department is seeking the driver of the vehicle, believed to be an older model (1987-91) dark pick-up truck.

Anyone with information about the driver in the crash is being asked to contact Accident Investigation at 215-685-3180/3181 or 911.

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