Driver with gunshot wound dies after hitting pole in New Castle

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The incident happened Thursday afternoon near the Neshannock Apartments

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (WKBN) – Investigators have identified a man who died from a gunshot wound in New Castle.

The victim was identified as 22-year-old Darius Ramsey.

Ramsey was taken to UPMC Jameson Hospital on Thursday afternoon after hitting a decorative pole in New Castle.

The incident happened Thursday afternoon near the Neshannock Apartments in the 400 block of Neshannock Avenue.

According to New Castle police, they reviewed video of the incident and the District Attorney determined that the shooting was a “justifiable homicide.”

One man was arrested on gun-related charges, but police did not identify that man on Friday.

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