Foul ball hits woman in head at PNC Park despite netting

A woman took a foul ball off the back of the head as she passed through the first row of Pittsburgh's PNC Park on Monday night. She was transported to an area hospital and appears to be OK.The protective netting may have had a little too much give, although it's difficult to tell how close her head was to the netting at the time of impact. She was trying to sidestep other fans in the front row when Starlin Castro fouled an A.J. Burnett pitch straight back. MORE: sets attendance records | Redmond's job reportedly in jeopardyWoman hit in head with Castro's foul ball taken from field. Appears to be conscious. Friend next to her gives thumbs up to crowd.— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) April 21, 2015 The game

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was delayed for several minutes while stadium personnel attended to the woman.The Pirates did provide an update on the woman's condition, saying she was concious and alert while being transported to an area hospital.Full statement from the #Pirates pic.twitter.com/KikKhvPpQf— Nate Barnes (@NateBarnes_) April 21, 2015

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