PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (CNN) -- A car struck worshippers after a Good Friday church service in Pennsylvania, killing one woman and injuring four others, an official said.
A car driven by a retired priest crashed into a crowd Friday at St. Maurice Church, killing a woman.
Madelyn Romell, 89, whose leg was severed in the accident, was alert, but died later at an area hospital, said Ray Eller, the mayor of Forest Hills, a suburb of Pittsburgh.
Four other people were hurt, but their injuries are not considered life-threatening.
Worshippers had gathered on St. Maurice Church's portico at around 2:30 p.m. to wait for rides, when the driver of the car plowed into the crowd, Eller said.
The driver, who is a retired priest, was at the church to help with Easter services, according to Eller. He was not injured, CNN affiliate WTAE said.
"Some people were hit by the car; some people were hit by other people," said Sgt. Charles Williams of the Forest Hills Police Department.
Romell, a local resident, attended Mass daily, Eller said. WTAE reports Romell's husband was in the crowd, but he was not injured.
Authorities said the accident is under investigation.
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