Pedestrians hit, killed in downtown Pittsburgh

Police said a man was killed Saturday night after being hit by a car in downtown Pittsburgh.

The incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Stanwix Street and Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh police spokesman Chris Togneri said.

First responders came and found the man pinned under the vehicle, Togneri said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office hadn’t released the man’s identity until Monday morning. The office will also determine the cause and type of death.

Authorities said the driver of the affected vehicle stayed at the scene and worked with investigators.

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