State police: Car hits 2 pedestrians, killing 1, injuring 1

GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – State police say a car struck two men crossing a street in western Pennsylvania, killing one and injuring the other.

The Westmoreland County coroner’s office says 32-year-old Robert Yednak Jr. and 59-year-old John Sassone were attempting to cross Business Route 66 in Hempfield Township on Friday evening when they were struck by a Honda Civic.

Troopers say Yednak was pronounced dead at the scene. Sassone was taken to a hospital with leg injuries.

The investigation in ongoing. An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday. No further details were immediately released.

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