PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A paramedic was hit and killed while helping a crash victim on I-70.
According to state police, Rostraver EMS was on the scene helping when one of their ambulances was hit by another vehicle.READ MORE: Man Charged With Corpse Abuse After Allegedly Running Unlicensed Funeral Business
EMS supervisor Matthew Smelser was killed in the crash.
All lanes of I-70 in Smithton were closed following the multi-vehicle crash.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Investigating After Man Shot In Leg In Homewood South
The crash happened Sunday morning between Exit 49-Smithton and Exit 46A-PA 51 South.
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Emergency crews are investigating the accident.
UPDATE: Multi vehicle crash on I-70 westbound between Exit 49 – Smithton and Exit 46A – PA 51 South. All lanes closed.
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