N Versailles, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Union AveLawPaWriter
North Versailles, PA (December 18, 2020) – Around 4:50 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, December 16, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash in North Versailles.
Police confirmed that the pedestrian, identified as 63-year-old John Vichie, was walking at 100 Union Avenue with a snowblower when he was suddenly struck by a public works truck owned by the township that was plowing snow. The driver of the snowplow was backing up at the time of the crash.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. Vichie was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
The identity of the truck driver is not yet known but they remained at the scene of the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
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