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West Mifflin teen injured in crash during police chase dies

| Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:00 p.m

A West Mifflin teen critically injured when his car crashed into a Munhall pizzeria as he fled from police died Monday.

Terrance Raiford, 17, died at 2:50 p.m. at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in Oakland, where he was taken after the car he was driving crashed shortly before midnight into DiSalla’s Pizza shop at Eighth Avenue and Ravine Street, police and the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said.

Raiford was driving a Chevy Malibu the wrong way on a one-way street in Homestead when police tried to pull the car over, officers said. Police said Raiford then sped off and crashed about six blocks away.

His passenger, a 20-year-old man, was taken to UPMC Presbyterian hospital in Oakland with unspecified injuries.

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