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Police, Fire, EMS Respond for Male Struck by Train on South Side

Date: August 10, 2021
Incident Type: Train vs. pedestrian
Location: Zone 3
Summary:

Pittsburgh Police, Fire, and EMS responded to a report from a CSX conductor that an individual on the tracks was struck by one of its trains before 2:30 a.m.

Responding units located a male victim underneath a train car in the 1100 block of Muriel Street. He was pronounced deceased by medics at 2:32 a.m.

Train traffic was halted in both directions while detectives from the Crime Scene Unit processed the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.


Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz

2021-08-10
PIO@pittsburghpa.gov