PINE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — One person was killed after a boom truck crashed into a pickup truck near Richland and Pine townships Monday afternoon.
It happened just before 2:45 p.m. on Route 910 at Karrington Drive.
According to Allegheny County officials, a large truck carrying a boom crashed, and the boom landed on top of a pickup truck.
Officials confirmed that one person died at the scene. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 54-year-old Jay D. Watts, of Sewickley.
Another victim was sent to a local trauma center.
Gibsonia Road was shut down for hours while officials investigated and cleared the scene.
Drivers were being advised to look for alternate routes.
The Northern Regional Police Department is investigating.
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