Authorities say 19-year old Kenneth Miller was involved in a fatal motocross accident.

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.

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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.

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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.

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The incident was investigated by Pa. State Police based out of Greensburg.