LOWER BURRELL, Pa. (KDKA) – A three-time cancer survivor from Westmoreland County who beat coronavirus after a 75-day hospital stay has sadly died.
KDKA’s Pam Surano talked to 69-year-old Fred Szoch after he walked out UPMC St. Margaret last month and went home to Lower Burrell.READ MORE: 2 Injured After Stabbing In Pittsburgh's Arlington Heights Neighborhood
He was placed in a medically induced coma as his body battled coronavirus. He spent 21 days on a ventilator.READ MORE: Labor Secretary Marty Walsh Says Build Back Better Will Help Retrain Workers For Pittsburgh's Jobs Of The Future
Last weekend, he went back to the hospital, and his family learned his cancer had returned.MORE NEWS: FBI: Dayton Mass Shooter Connor Betts Fantasized About Killing For Years Before 2019 Attack
He passed away on Wednesday.