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Pittsburgh Police Provide Update on Fatal June 12, 2021 Collision in Chateau

Date: December 2, 2021
Incident Type: Investigation update
Location: Zone 1

The Pittsburgh Police Collision Investigation Unit, in conjunction with the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office, has determined the cause of a June 12, 2021 collision in the 1300 block of Western Avenue that resulted in three fatalities. 

The medical examiner found the cause of death for the driver of the vehicle, Ronald Morgan, to be thermal and inhalation injuries, while the manner of death was determined to be a suicide. The manner of death for the two other other individuals, as a result of the collision, is homicide. 

As the driver died as a result of the collision, no charges can be sought in this case.

Original incident details:

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz