• Victim identified in deadly crash that closed McKees Rocks Bridge for hours

    Updated:

    10:06 P.M. Sunday UPDATE: The man who was killed has been identified as Rasaun Tyrec Cotton, 19, of Pitcairn.

    8:06 P.M. UPDATE: One man was killed and two women injured in a head-on crash, Allegheny County Police said.

    A westbound Chevrolet Colorado was struck when an eastbound Buick LeSabre veered into its lane at about 3:20 p.m. on the Stowe Township side of the bridge, police said. The Buick was speeding.

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    The male driver of the LeSabre died of his injuries at an area hospital, police said. A female passenger in the LeSabre is in critical condition at a trauma center.

    Neither were carrying identification, police said, and investigators are still trying to determine who they are.

    The 57-year-old driver of the Colorado is in stable condition at an area hospital.

    Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call county police at 833-255-8477.


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    7:22 P.M. UPDATE: The bridge has reopened.


    The McKees Rocks Bridge has been shut down after a crash.

    The bridge over the Ohio River between McKees Rocks and Pittsburgh's Brighton Heights neighborhood is closed in both directions.

    Several people were injured, Channel 11 has learned.

    Video submitted by a viewer to Channel 11 shows at least one person on a gurney being lifted into an ambulance.

    Numerous emergency vehicles, including ambulances and police cars, are at the scene. A sedan can be seen with severe front-end damage, as well.


     

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