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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A key witness in the case against a pizza shop worker accused of attacking a woman has died.

James Blackburne captured video of the violent confrontation between a woman and a worker inside Pizza Milano back in January.

But Blackburne died last weekend in a car crash on Frankstown Avenue.

The alleged victim’s lawyer planned to call him as a witness in the case, but says they still have the video and it speaks for itself.

However, he says he would have liked to have had Blackburne testify under oath.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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