Car crashes into gas meter outside McKeesport home

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McKEESPORT, Pa. —

A car crashed into a gas meter in McKeesport overnight Friday, forcing a family to evacuate their home.

The accident happened on Walnut Street, causing the meter to be split in half by the impact.

The residents of the home near the meter were evacuated until the gas was able to be shut off.

The driver responsible for the accident drove off before emergency crews arrived.