Transportation
6:22 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

Woman Struck by 3 Vehicles in Strip Dist. Dies

Pittsburgh police say a woman has died after being struck by three vehicles, including a box truck which left the scene.

Police say it's possible the truck driver didn't realize he had run over 53-year-old Judith Kollar, of West Mifflin, about 7 a.m. Tuesday.

The incident happened in the Strip District, a section of the city dominated by vegetable and fresh food wholesalers, where freight trucks unload overnight and into the morning.

Police say the woman was hit by a vehicle whose driver remained at the scene and knocked into the path for the box truck ran over her and continued driving away. The driver of a third vehicle tried to stop before hitting the woman but, instead, wound up pinning her to the ground. Police say that driver also stopped at the scene.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.