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Charges pending in retired Leechburg librarian's death

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Linda A. Lucchino, 64, died Dec. 11, 2012, from injuries she suffered in a car accident in Leechburg on Oct. 6, 2012. Submitted

By Mary Ann Thomas

Published: Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, 1:11 a.m.

Leechburg police are investigating the death of resident Linda A. Lucchino, 64, who died Tuesday, two months after she was hit by a car while crossing the street to reach a beauty shop in the borough.

Armstrong County District Attorney Scott Andreassi said charges are pending in connection with her death.

Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold said that the accident is under investigation.

He declined to release details.

According to relatives, Lucchino, a retired librarian for the Apollo-Ridge School District, was on her way to her weekly beauty salon appointment on the morning of Oct. 6. She had parked her car and was crossing the street when she was struck.

“She was active and loved by a lot of people,” said Linda's cousin, Joseph Lucchino of Harrison. “She still had time, and the tragedy is that she won't be around.”

Linda Lucchino had been hospitalized since the accident and died in the Good Samaritan Hospice Unit of Concordia Lutheran Ministries, Jefferson Township, according to family.

Following retirement, Linda Lucchino was a substitute teacher for various area school districts.

She worshipped at Christ the King Parish in Gilpin Township, where she sang in the church choir. Lucchino was a member of the Marconi Club Auxiliary and Marconi Ladies Boccie Team in Leechburg.

Visitation is today in a Leechburg funeral home. A Christian Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 10 a.m. in Christ the King Parish, 125 Park Road, Gilpin Township. Interment will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery, Gilpin Township.

Mary Ann Thomas is a staff writer for Trib Total Media.

 

 
 


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