Two people died, including a Northeast woman, and a third was injured in a single-vehicle crash in Fishtown early Sunday.
Annette Nash, 46, of the 2700 block of Willits Road, was behind the wheel of a 2004 Dodge Dakota pickup truck at 3:53 a.m. when she lost control of the vehicle while traveling southbound on Richmond Street at Girard Avenue, said Officer Jillian Russell, a Philadelphia police spokeswoman.
The truck struck a utility pole. Nash was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital with undisclosed injuries and pronounced dead at 4:55 a.m. A back-seat passenger, Daniel Cordero, 45, of the 2400 block of Pennsylvania Ave., also was transported to Hahnemann with undisclosed injuries and pronounced dead at 4:13 a.m.
A front-seat passenger, a 41-year-old woman whose name has not been released, survived the crash with a broken ankle and was taken in stable condition to Hahnemann.
The cause of the crash is not known and remains under investigation. ••