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Rt. 8 Crash Leaves 1 Dead

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Police were on the scene of a fatal accident near Richland Township.

It happened around 3 p.m. Sunday on Route 8, near Bakerstown Road.

Reportedly, a motorcycle collided with a vehicle and the motorcyclist was found underneath the car unconscious and not breathing.

The victim, 68-year-old Pamela McCarthy of Valencia, was driving a three-wheeled motorcycle. Authorities say she was wearing a helmet.

McCarthy was pronounced dead at the scene.

Part of Route 8 was blocked off as police investigated.

No word on what caused the crash or if any charges are pending.

An autopsy is set for Monday.

Stay with KDKA for more information.

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