The driver in a deadly hit-and-run crash was sentenced Tuesday to two-and-a-half to five years in prison and it’s not the news the victim’s family was hoping for.
Three months after a bicyclist was struck and killed on Penn Avenue in Point Breeze, a 29-year-old Pitcairn man is behind bars.
It’s being called “a ride of silence,” after two bicyclists were killed within a week of each other on city streets. Several groups gathered Monday morning to honor the victims and raise awareness.
Police have stepped up patrols along Penn Avenue since two bicyclists were hit and killed in the last two weeks. But now there is extra concern as local roads will be filled with bike riders for this weekend’s Pedal Pittsburgh festivities.
A Pittsburgh police motorcycle officer is recovering after being injured Thursday evening in a traffic accident in Point Breeze.
There was a wake in Wilkinsburg for a man who was killed while riding his bike last week. James Price, 46, of Homewood, was the victim of a hit-and-run early last Wednesday morning on Penn Avenue in the city’s Point Breeze section.
Police say they are searching for the driver of a white vehicle allegedly involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident early Wednesday morning in Point Breeze.