PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A hit-and-run driver killed a woman as she walked down the street Sunday night, according to Philadelphia police.

It happened around 5:37 p.m. in the 600 block of Oregon Avenue in South Philadelphia.

Police say a 44-year-old woman was hit by the driver of a silver SUV who fled eastbound on Oregon Avenue after the crash.

The woman died on the spot.

Neighbors say cars drive too fast on Oregon Avenue.

“This corner is crazy. Next they’re going to kill the kids,” said Paula Greco of South Philly.

Police described the vehicle as a silver SUV. No further details were available Sunday evening.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215-686-TIPS.

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