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Bus Driver in Fatal Oakland Pedestrian Collision Arrested

Date: June 19, 2020
Incident Type: Arrest
Location: Zone 4

Following an investigation by the Pittsburgh Police Collision Investigation Unit, Shavonne James, 33, of Pittsburgh has been arrested in the January 18, 2020 fatal collision between a bus and pedestrian on De Soto Street and Fifth Avenue around 12:15 p.m.

James faces four charges including Involuntary Manslaughter, Reckless Driving, Unlawful Activities, and Right of Way of Pedestrians in Crosswalks.

She is currently being held in Allegheny County Jail.

Original incident details:

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz