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Pennsylvania police investigating the woman who called the state’s second lady a racial slur

State police are investigating the incident in which Pennsylvania second lady Gisele Barreto Fetterman filmed a woman calling her the n-word outside a grocery store, the agency said Wednesday.


Authorities have identified the woman in the video, they said, but haven’t released her name.

Following the Pennsylvania State Police investigation, the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office will review its findings.

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The Brazilian-born Fetterman, 38, who fled the violence of Rio de Janeiro in 1990 and grew up in New York City, told CNN that a White woman harassed her inside Aldi grocery store Sunday and later approached her vehicle, pulled down her mask and delivered an epithet before walking away.

The second lady caught a few seconds of the parking lot portion of the encounter on video and posted it to Twitter.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman and wife Gisele Barreto Fetterman married in 2008.

“It was a hard reminder for me that it doesn’t matter what I’ve overcome, what I’ve achieved, that to some I will always be viewed as inferior simply because I was not born in this…

By Eliott C. McLaughlin and Alec Snyder, CNN

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