Woman struck by car still critical, investigation continues (2:20PM)

SCRANTON — A West Pittston woman struck by a car in downtown Scranton Tuesday remained in critical condition Wednesday at Geisinger Community Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Westyn Hinchey said. Nicole Avvisato, 27, was struck by Ralph Scarfo’s Volvo (read more)
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