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Man dies after Roosevelt Boulevard crash

Monday, May 28, 2012

A 25-year-old man is dead after his car overturned on the southbound lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard Monday night.

The accident happened shortly after 7:00 p.m. at 9th Street and the Boulevard in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia.

Police say a vehicle overturned in the southbound lanes, trapping the driver inside.

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Police and medics responded and pulled the 25-year-old man from the wreckage.

He was rushed by medics to Albert Einstein Medical Center in critical condition. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

There is no word on what caused the man to lose control.

Southbound Roosevelt Boulevard was closed for close to an hour.

Police continue to investigate.

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