PENN HILLS (KDKA) — A pedestrian accident left an elderly man dead and closed down part of a road in Penn Hills Thursday evening.

The accident happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 6500-block of Saltsburg Road, running along 3 Lakes Golf Course.

Officials say the elderly victim was walking along the roadway when he was struck by a car.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 81-year-old Edward Joyce of Penn Hills.

Crews closed down part of Saltsburg Road after the crash.

Allegheny County Police and Penn Hills Police are both investigating the accident.

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