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Woman struck, killed by car while walking identified

CARNEGIE, Pa. — A woman was killed Monday afternoon when she was hit by a car.

According to Allegheny County police, the woman was walking near the intersection of East Main and Chestnut streets in Carnegie around 4:30 p.m.

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She was rushed to the hospital, where she died from her injuries.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified her as Michelle Denise Gunnell, 47, from Carnegie.

The initial investigation revealed that the driver, a 78-year-old man, had stopped at the traffic signal, but appeared to suffer from a medical emergency that caused him to leave the road and hit the woman.

The investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information, call the County Police Tipline at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.


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