By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MURRYSVILLE (KDKA) — Vice President Mike Pence is visiting Western Pennsylvania today to campaign in Beaver and Westmoreland counties.
Mr. Pence’s touched down in Pittsburgh around 10:30 a.m.
His first stop is in Murrysville, where he is meeting with anti-abortion activists at Cornerstone Ministries Church.
After that, he will visit Penn Energy Resources in Freedom to talk about energy issues in Pennsylvania and across the country.
Doors opened at Penn Energy Resources at noon.
There could be minor delays along State Route 22 today as Mr. Pence travels through the area.
A crowd of supporters sat in the heat and waited for the vice president’s arrival Wednesday afternoon. KDKA’s Nicole Ford reports medics were rushed into the crowd and carried a man out on a stretcher just before 3:30.
#NEW As the crowd continues to wait for the VP to arrive in Freedom, medics were rushed into the crowd and carried a man out on a stretcher. The heat has been a real issue for people since the event offers zero shade. @KDKA
— Nicole Ford (@NicoleFordTV) September 9, 2020
The heat has been an issue as people are waiting without shade.
Complete coverage of Vice President Pence’s visit will begin at 4 p.m. on KDKA News.