CENTERVILLE (KDKA) — The Washington County Coroner’s Office has now released the identity of the man killed in crash Friday night in Centerville following a police chase.
According to the coroner’s office, 32-year-old Jason Doriguzzi of Fredricktown died of blunt force trauma to the head.READ MORE: Pittsburgh-Based Company GNC To Start Selling Products At Walmart
He was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident at 9:45 p.m.
Authorities say Doriguzzi was headed south on Old National Pike in an SUV when he lost control of the vehicle near Low Hill Road just after 8:30 p.m.READ MORE: Experts Warn Of The '100 Deadliest Days' For Teen Drivers
The SUV went off the roadway, hit two trees and then crashed into an abandoned building, officials said. According to reports just after the accident, that building was then ruled unsafe.
Prior to the crash, the coroner’s office says the SUV had been involved in a chase with the East Bethlehem Township Police. However, the pursuit had ended before the crash.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Hot, Humid Conditions Continue