Radio broadcaster Bill Hillgrove charged with DUI after crashing into store

Radio broadcaster Bill Hillgrove charged with DUI after crashing into store

MURRYSVILLE, Pa. — Local radio broadcaster Bill Hillgrove was arrested for DUI after crashing into a grocery store in Westmoreland County.

The incident happened just after 5 p.m. on Monday at Ferri’s Shur Save on Old William Penn Highway in Murrysville.

According to police, Hillgrove crashed his SUV into the front windowpanes of the store. He then went inside and picked up a prescription before driving back home.

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When officers arrived at Hillgrove’s home, they said they saw damage to the front of his SUV. He also appeared visibly intoxicated, police said. Hillgrove told police that he had a couple of beers, according to the criminal complaint.

Hillgrove is the longtime radio play-by-play voice of the Steelers, Pitt football and Panther men’s basketball.

Channel 11 reached out to the Steelers who said they were not commenting at this time.

Pitt Athletics also declined to comment.

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