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: Tractor Trailer Gets Stuck On Stanwix Street
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: One Person Hospitalized In Overnight Downtown Shooting
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: Pittsburgh Firefighters Provide Children With Brand New Winter Coats
The incident was investigated by Pa. State Police based out of Greensburg.