Pittsburgh officer falls 30 feet pursuing car thief
By Rob Amen
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh police officer was hospitalized this morning after falling about 30 feet over a fence near the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium while chasing a stolen-car suspect through the city, police said.
The chase started in the Uptown section of the city about 4:15 a.m. when the officer, Daniel Hartung, spotted a 2006 Pontiac G6 that was reported stolen, police said.