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Port Authority bus driver pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in student’s death

Barbara Como, a senior anthropology major, was struck by a Port Authority bus turning from Fifth Avenue onto DeSoto Street on Jan. 18.
January 11, 2021
The Port Authority bus driver who fatally struck a Pitt student last year pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter and recklessly endangering another person on Monday. The driver will serve three years of probation.

Port Authority bus driver charged months after Pitt student struck, killed

Barbara Como, a senior anthropology major, was struck by a Port Authority bus turning from Fifth Avenue onto DeSoto Street on Jan. 18.
June 18, 2020
The 33-year-old Port Authority bus driver that struck and killed a Pitt student is facing multiple charges, including involuntary manslaughter.

Investigation ongoing into Pitt student’s death

Barbara Como, a senior anthropology major, was struck by a Port Authority bus turning from Fifth Avenue onto DeSoto Street on Jan. 18.
February 17, 2020
The investigation into the mid-January death of a female Pitt student remains ongoing one month after her passing, City police said Monday.

SGB honors the memory of Pitt student Barbara Como

The Student Government Board started its weekly meeting with a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como.
January 22, 2020
SGB started their weely meeting Tuesday night by having a moment of silence for Pitt senior Barbara Como who passed away Saturday.
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