2012-05-24 / Local & State

Man Painting Philadelphia Fence Killed By Car

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Authorities say a car struck three men painting a fence in northeast Philadelphia, killing one of them and injuring the others.

Police said the crash happened at about 6:45 a.m. Saturday in the Bustleton section of the city.

Officials said the 42-yearold man was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after he was hit by the car. Two other painters were taken to Aria Hospital-Torresdale for treatment of minor injuries.

Police said the 22-year-old driver was also taken there for treatment of shoulder pain. No arrests have been made in the crash.

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