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1 Killed, 2 Injured In McKees Rocks Bridge Crash

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STOWE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) -- One person was killed and two people were injured in a crash on the McKees Rocks Bridge on Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 3:20 p.m. on the Stowe Township portion of the bridge.

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Allegheny County Police say a man driving a Buick LeSabre crossed over the center line and crashed into a Chevrolet Colorado.

The man driving the LeSabre was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office identified him as 19-year-old Rasaun Tyrec Cotton, of Pitcarn.

A woman who was in the front seat of the of the LeSabre was transported to a trauma center in critical condition.

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A 57-year-old woman was driving the Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck. She was transported to a local hospital in stable condition. No one else was in her vehicle.

Investigators believe the driver of the LeSabre was speeding at the time of the crash.

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The bridge was shut down for more than three hours while investigators were on the scene. It reopened in both directions around 7:20 p.m.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tipline at 1-833-255-8477. Callers can remain anonymous.

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