Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash in Pittsburgh’s South Shore; police trying to identify driver

PITTSBURGH — Police are looking for information to identify a driver they said hit and killed a pedestrian and drove off.

According to Pittsburgh police, the accident happened in the 1600 block of West Carson Street at around 2:50 a.m. Saturday.

Emergency crews found a man down in the roadway and took him to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The Medical Examiner’s Office later identified the victim as 35-year-old Zachary Gleason, from Bridgeville.

Police are looking for a 2016-2018 gray Honda Civic with damage to the front grill area in connection with the crash.

Police provided a photo of the type of car they’re looking for but said it’s not the exact vehicle involved.

Anyone with information should contact the Collision Investigation Unit at 412-937-3051, or call 911.

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