By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MT. PLEASANT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A 19-year old man from Salem Township was killed in a motocross accident on Sunday in Mt. Pleasant Township.READ MORE: Police: Man Falsely Reports His Vehicle As Stolen, Googles 'How To Set Your Car On Fire And Make It Look Like An Accident'
According to a release from the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office, 19-year-old Kenneth Miller was involved in an ccident at an off-road motocross track around 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Miller was operating an off-road motorcycle and came up short when attempted to clear a table-top jump, becoming separated from the motorcycle in the process.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Paying Struggling Restaurants To Provide For Food Insecure Communities
Paramedics transported Miller to Excela Health Frick Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The coroner’s office noted that Miller was wearing a helmet and proper protective equipment.MORE NEWS: US Attorney Scott Brady Announces Resignation
The incident was investigated by Pa. State Police based out of Greensburg.