By: KDKA-TV News Staff
MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A section of a highway in Westmoreland County will be renamed in honor of a state representative who died earlier this year.READ MORE: 'There's A Literal Bear In Our Backyard:' Black Bear Spotted Roaming Penn Borough Neighborhood
A portion of Route 981 in Mount Pleasant Township will be known as “The Honorable Mike Reese Memorial Highway.”READ MORE: New Push In Pennsylvania Seeks To Give Frontline Workers A Boost In Hourly Pay
Reese died in January of an apparent brain aneurysm.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Storm Chances Return On Friday Afternoon
He was from Mount Pleasant and represented the area in Harrisburg for 12 years.