Police looking for Tesla involved in fatal hit-and-run

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Investigators released this image of a Tesla believed to be involved in the crash.
Philadelphia Police

Authorities are looking for the driver of a Tesla involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash Monday evening in Germantown.

Dia Sekou Lee, 21, was walking across Germantown Avenue at Coulter Street at around 6:45 p.m. when she was struck by the vehicle, police said. She was rushed to Einstein Medical Center, where she died a short time later.

Lee lived a couple blocks away, on Wayne Avenue, according to authorities.

Investigators released a surveillance image Tuesday of a gray Tesla with heavy damage to its windshield and right front bumper and fender. Police said the car was last seen turning on Wister Street.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the PPD’s Accident Investigation Division at 215-685-3180/81; text 215-686-8477; submit an anonymous tip at www.phillypolice.com/forms/submit-a-tip.

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