From: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A pedestrian was hit and killed by a tractor trailer near Interstate 70 on Monday morning.
The accident happened just before 7:30 a.m. on the east lane of I-70 near Exit 38 (Mon-Fayette Freeway) in Fallowfield.
According to the Crown Office of the County of Washington, John Marvin Isenberg III, 33, of Ohio, was working on a disabled vehicle on the right shoulder of the highway when the tractor trailer hit him.
Interstate 70 was closed for about three hours, but opened to traffic at about 10:30 a.m.
Traffic delays – Motorists will encounter traffic delays on #PaTurnpike Toll 43 South (Mon-Fayette motorway) between exits 36B and exit 34 due to the closure of the I-70 East road. @PA_Turnpike @TotalTrafficPIT @KDKARadio @KDKAtraffic @WTAE pic.twitter.com/ozRaRZrhuH
– PA Turnpike (@PATurnpikeAlert) alerts January 11, 2021
Pennsylvania police are investigating the accident.
Stay tuned to KDKA for more information on this evolving story.