Woman dies weeks after being hit by RTA bus in downtown Cleveland

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CLEVELAND-- A woman hit by an RTA bus downtown died on Thursday, the FOX 8 I-Team learned.

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the death of Joan Keundig. She was 69.

She spent weeks in the hospital with head injuries after getting hit by a bus. It happened just off Public Square on Dec. 7. Investigators said the woman was in a crosswalk when she got hit.

The case will be presented to a grand jury for possible charges against the driver. The driver remains suspended without pay during the investigation.

In a statement to FOX 8 News, RTA said:

"We are saddened to hear of the passing of Joan Kuendig. We will keep Joan, and her family and friends, in our thoughts and our prayers."