By: KDKA-TV News Staff

EAST PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man is dead after a two-vehicle collision in East Pittsburgh Borough on Saturday, according to Pennsylvania State Police.

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Police say the victim was James Haberfield, 72, of Monroeville.

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Two vehicles were traveling along Braddock Avenue near Cable Avenue around 3:50 p.m. when one vehicle merged from the right lane into the left lane without warning and struck Haberfield’s vehicle, according to police.

The impact of the collision sent Haberfield’s vehicle into a concrete barrier and wall, and he was pronounced dead at Forbes Regional Hospital.

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The driver of the other vehicle fled the area on foot.