By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A pedestrian was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer along Interstate 70 on Monday morning.
The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. along the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Exit 38 (Mon-Fayette Expressway) in Fallowfield Township.
According to the Washington County Coroner’s Office, John Marvin Isenberg III, 33, of Ohio, was working on a disabled vehicle on the right shoulder of the highway when the tractor-trailer struck him.
Interstate 70 was closed for about three hours, but reopened to traffic around 10:30 a.m.
Traffic Delays – Motorists will encounter traffic delays on #PaTurnpike Toll 43 South (Mon-Fayette Expressway) between Exits 36B and Exit 34 due to a road closure on I-70 East. @PA_Turnpike @TotalTrafficPIT @KDKARadio @KDKAtraffic @WTAE pic.twitter.com/ozRaRZrhuH
— PA Turnpike Alerts (@PATurnpikeAlert) January 11, 2021
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the accident.
Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.