East Liberty hit-run victim dies
A Blawnox woman has died of injuries suffered when she was struck by a hit-and-run motorist last week, a spokesman for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday.
Estelle Cepek, 70, died Sunday night at UPMC Presbyterian in Oakland of injuries to the head, trunk and extremities. She was struck shortly after 7 a.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of the McDonald's along Penn Circle West in East Liberty, the spokesman said.
The Pittsburgh Police accident investigations unit is handling the investigation.
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