Woman Dies After Sustaining Serious Injuries In February Crash

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A woman has died after she sustained serious injuries in a car crash on the Fort Pitt Bridge in February.

The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office says 22-year-old Kaitlyn Kearns, of Irwin, died at 3:01 p.m. Wednesday.

Kearns was injured in a car crash on Feb. 14, 2016.

Police said at the time that a 23-year-old man was driving eastbound on the Fort Pitt Bridge around 3:30 a.m. when he struck a crash cushion. Kearns and two other young adults were passengers in the car.

The driver and one passenger were reported to have moderate injuries, and another passenger sustained a minor injury. Kearns was severely injured. According to police, no one in the vehicle was wearing a seatbelt. The cause of the crash was unclear.

The medical examiner’s office has not yet released a cause of death.

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One Comment

  1. Deputy53 says:

    Sad to die so young. But the cop in me HAS to say…”She most likely would be alive today, IF she had a seatbelt on.” (AND..it’s the law!) My condolences to the family.

  2. Erin Donahoe says:

    It’s sad that his daddy who is cop swept 4 other DUI’s under the rug for this son. What does that teach your kid? SHAME ON HIM! This kid shouldn’t even be on the road! #justiceforkait

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