PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A female pedestrian died after being hit by a bus in downtown Pittsburgh early Saturday morning.
It happened just after 7 a.m. at Fifth Avenue and Grant Street.READ MORE: Vigil Held For Jim Rogers, Pittsburgh Man Who Died After Being Tased By Police During Arrest
According to police, Kristine Lerie, 46, was walking along Fifth Avenue toward the Courthouse when she crossed the street and was hit by a shuttle bus. Police believe she was in the crosswalk when she was hit.
Lerie was sent to UPMC Mercy with critical injuries and died at the hospital.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Investigating After Body Found In Monongahela River
Police say the driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.
Grant Street was closed from Fifth Avenue to Forbes Street headed toward Fort Pitt Boulevard for several hours. It reopened just before 11 a.m.
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