Uber driver begged for her life before she was fatally shot by customer

An Uber driver talked of her four children as she begged the customer in her back seat not to kill her.

Christi Spicuzza was found dead with a single gunshot wound to the head on Feb. 12 in a wooded area in Monroeville, according to the Allegheny County Police Department. Just days earlier, she picked up 22-year-old Calvin Crew in Penn Hills around 9:15 p.m. Authorities said he used his girlfriend’s phone to order a ride the night of Feb. 10.

About 10 minutes into the ride, Crew allegedly pulled out a firearm and pointed it at his Uber driver in what authorities believe was a bid to rob her. Their exchange was captured by dashcam video, the transcript of which was obtained by the Pittsburgh Post Gazette. When she reached back and felt the gun, Spicuzza immediately uttered, “You’ve got to be kidding me.”

Crew allegedly told her to “keep driving” as she continued to plead for her life and tell him about her family.

The video ends with him reaching for the and turning off the dashcam.

Do what I say, and everything will be all right,” he says before it goes dark.

Crew was arrested on Thursday and charged with criminal homicide, robbery and tampering with evidence. Authorities discovered the dashcam not far from where the suspect was supposed to be dropped off.

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