Man killed in Mt. Washington crash

October 2, 2018

A man died in a crash on Pittsburgh’s Mt. Washington on Tuesday, Pittsburgh police said.

The crash was reported at 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Grandview Avenue, McArdle Roadway and Merrimac Street.

Public Safety spokeswoman Alicia George said when officers arrived at the scene, they found the man in the front seat of a vehicle. The man was not identified.

George said the preliminary investigation indicates the man lost control of the vehicle while driving up McArdle Roadway onto Grandview Avenue. She said the vehicle continued into a corner lot at Merrimac and Grandview and struck a tree. The driver died at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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