• Belle Vernon man faces trial in pedestrian's death

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    PITTSBURGH - A Belle Vernon man has been ordered to stand trial on vehicular homicide, involuntary manslaughter and other charges in the death of a car salesman who was killed while crossing a busy Pittsburgh street.

    Pittsburgh police contend Walter Lee Hale, 38, was speeding and driving a vehicle with faulty breaks that had not been inspected at the time of the accident on Nov. 19, 2010.

    According to police, Hale failed to round a curve properly before his car hit 50-year-old Theodore Biancucci II, of Moon Township.

    Authorities said Biancucci was crossing the street between lots of Rohrich Toyota, where he worked at the time.

    Hale has pleaded not guilty to the charges.

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