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Woman, 84, dies a day after she was struck by vehicle in Bloomfield

Natasha Lindstrom
| Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, 11:21 p.m.

A Pittsburgh woman who was hospitalized after being struck by a vehicle in the city’s Bloomfield neighborhood has died, officials said Tuesday.

Patricia Blaha, 84, died at the hospital at 7:08 a.m. Monday, about 31 hours after she was treated for injuries from the car crash, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.

The office has not yet released a cause or manner of death.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday, police received a report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle near Main Street and Penn Avenue in Bloomfield, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Alicia George said.

Blaha was taken to a nearby hospital, where initially she was reported to be “in stable condition with a leg and ankle injury,” George said.

The driver remained at the site of the crash, police said. No charges have been filed.

The incident remains under investigation.

Natasha Lindstrom is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Natasha at 412-380-8514, or via Twitter @NewsNatasha.

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