WASHINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) – An elderly woman who was hit by a public transit van in Washington County on Friday has died.

Rose Anderson had been a passenger on the van and was injured while unloading groceries from it near her home around noon.

The van backed over her and a state police inspection is being conducted to determine if it was a mechanical failure or a driver error.

According to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office, Rose Anderson was transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital where she was pronounced dead around 1 a.m. Saturday.

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