Man dead after being dragged by vehicle near casino on Pittsburgh’s North Shore

PITTSBURGH — Police are investigating after a man died as a result of being dragged by a car on Pittsburgh’s North Shore.

According to investigators, officers and EMS responded to the intersection of Allegheny Avenue and Casino Drive following reports of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle at around 10:40 p.m. Saturday.

First responders found a man pinned under the back of the vehicle. Rescue crews immediately started filling airbags to lift the car, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said the man appeared to have been dragged about 150 feet.

The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene to be interviewed by police.

The victim’s identity has not yet been released.