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Man dressed as Santa struck, killed on I-95; driver charged

Sunday, December 08, 2013

Police have charged a driver after he struck and killed a man dressed in a Santa suit on I-95 in Philadelphia.

The accident happened around 10:25 p.m. Saturday along I-95 southbound at I-676.

The victim, 24-year-old Adam Herr of Lebanon, Pa., was rushed by police to Hahnemann Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say 27-year-old Augustine Bangura was driving on a suspended license.

After failing to successfully complete a series of standardized field sobriety tests, troopers placed Bangura under arrest for DUI and Homicide by Motor Vehicle.

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