A man is dead after being hit by a car then dragged for more than a block

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Philadelphia (WPHL)– Philadelphia police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who hit then dragged a man for more than a block on Sunday.

The incident happened on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at around 12:16 a.m., at the intersection of E Street and Allegheny Avenue, authorities say.

Police say, 31-year-old Jamal Jackson was struck by a vehicle that slowed, then continued, dragging him 1 ½ blocks before he was knocked over. The suspect fled the scene.

The suspect vehicle is being described as a 2004-2008 Acura TL white or light gray, with a sunroof, damage to the right rear bumper area, police say.

Anyone with information on the vehicle depicted in this photo is encouraged to contact the Accident Investigation District at 215-685-3180 or leave an anonymous tip at 215-686-TIPS.

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