Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: August 10, 2014 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Woman walking on I-279 struck, killed early today

FRANKLIN PARK, Allegheny County — State police were trying to figure out why a woman was walking in a vehicle lane before she was struck and killed this morning by a motorist on Interstate 279.
The incident happened in the northbound lanes of I-279 about 4 a.m. today, in the suburb of Franklin Park. That’s about 10 miles north of Pittsburgh.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office has confirmed the woman’s death, but did not immediately release her identity.
State police say the driver of the minivan that struck the woman stopped at the scene. The accident happened north of the Camp Horne Road exit, but before Interstate 279 merges with Interstate 79.
Police were trying to determine why the woman was walking on the highway.

Order Photos!
arrow Woman delivers daughter's baby
arrow Wreck closes expressway
arrow School survey figures shared
arrow Pennsylvania jobless rate falls, hiring flattens
arrow Accident closes westbound Route 422
arrow Victim in fatal home fire identified
arrow Icy roads cause several traffic accidents
arrow None of your business