FRANKLIN PARK (KDKA) — One person was killed in a car crash on I-79 on Saturday morning.
It happened around 7:45 a.m. near the Wexford exit.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Brings Back 'Picnic In Your Park' Event For June
The victim has been identified as 45-year-old William McEver, of Mt. Washington.
According to state police, McEver was driving in the left lane of I-79 North when he veered out of his lane and crossed three lanes of traffic before travelling off the roadway.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Public Schools Plans For In-Person Commencement Ceremonies
State police say McEver traveled onto a section of grass next to the road, struck a sign, continued on, then struck a tree.
McEver was pronounced dead at the scene.
State police are investigating.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto Signs Executive Order Targeting Tax Fraud