Pedestrian Killed On Route 65 in Avalon Identified

Officials have identified a pedestrian hit and killed by a truck last week in Avalon. 24-year-old Kent Taylor was hit by a truck while he was walking northbound in the passing lane in the 900 block of Ohio River Boulevard (Route 65) around 3 a.m. Friday. That’s according to the Allegheny County medical exmainer’s office. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The medical examiner’s office says Taylor died from blunt force trauma to the head, neck and body. The manner of death is pending investigation.

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