Identify This Sedan And Help Catch A Philly Hit-And-Run Driver Responsible For A Pizza Deliveryman's Death

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Law enforcement agencies from across the U.S. have reached out to Jalopnik for help with car identifications since your input was "critical" to solving a hit-and-run earlier this year.


The picture and video which accompany this post come from the Feltonville section of Philadelphia, not far off of Route 1. WARNING: In the latter, you will be able to see the horrible Wednesday afternoon scene in which a four-door sedan struck 45-year-old Lou Andro outside the pizza shop his parents once owned.

Andro would be taken off life-support Thursday afternoon. Philadelphia Police need help identifying the vehicle to bring the person responsible for the fatal hit-and-run to justice.

Andro was standing outside Wyoming Pizza at Whitaker Avenue and Wyoming Street around 4:30 p.m. when a four-door dark sedan hit him — sending him 50 feet through the air, according to Philadelphia Police.

The driver of the car sped off.

Andro suffered severe head trauma and was taken to Temple University Hospital where he later died, police said.

Police were looking at surveillance video hoping to learn more about the car that hit Andro. Police say they are looking for a dark sedan with front end damage and maybe right passenger side damage.

A story in today's Philadelphia Daily News adds another level of horror to this case, as well.

Officer Paul Busch, of the AID, said the video shows that the back window of the vehicle was down when it struck Andro and it appears that a hand may have reached out of the car.

"It looks like [Andro] could be counting money, and they seem to purposely go in his direction," Busch said.

Although the surveillance footage shows several vehicles in the area, no witnesses had come forward with additional information Thursday, Busch said.


Take a look. Discuss in the comments. I'll let investigators, who are leaning toward it being a dark-colored 2001 to 2004 Lincoln sedan, possibly an LS, know what you collectively think. If they're right, is it a Lincoln V6 or V8? Any little detail helps.



Lincoln LS. Looks like the tail lights are different. Looking at it frame by frame, the C pillar is different than a LeSabre though. Looking at 929 pictures shows that there's no chrome around the license plate.