81-year-old woman dies in Washington County house fire – WPXI

CECIL TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An elderly woman was killed in a house fire Tuesday morning in Washington County, a Cecil Township fire chief at the scene told Channel 11.

The Washington County Coroner identified the woman who died as Rose Churray, 81.

The 911 call for the fire at a home on Swihart Road in Cecil Township came in at 5:25 a.m.

Fire officials said an elderly woman was found dead inside the home after the fire was put out.

Source: 81-year-old woman dies in Washington County house fire – WPXI

Woman struck and killed by vehicle moments after being involved in crash in Washington County

A 47-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle moments after she was involved in a crash in Washington County on Friday morning.

The crash happened a little after 2 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Route 22 in Hanover Township.

The Washington County coroner said Lori Ann Dickey, of Aliquippa, was driving a vehicle traveling east and crossed the center media and entered the westbound lanes, crashing into an oncoming tractor-trailer.

The coroner said Dickey got out of her vehicle after the collision, began to approach the operator of the tractor-trailer and was struck by another vehicle.

State police are investigating.

Source: Woman struck and killed by vehicle moments after being involved in crash in Washington County

Two bank robberies under investigation in Pittsburgh area

Two bank robberies are under investigation in the Pittsburgh area on Thursday afternoon.

One happened at the PNC Bank on Washington Road in South Strabane Township, Washington County.

The second robbery happened at the Brentwood Bank in South Fayette.

South Fayette police said one person of interest was taken into custody during a traffic stop near the McKees Rocks area, about 20 miles from the Brentwood Bank.

Police said a second person of interest has been identified but has not yet been arrested.

Police are not releasing their identities at this time.

South Fayette police said no money was taken at the PNC Bank, however, money was taken from the Brentwood Brank.

An FBI spokesperson said no injuries were reported.

This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates. Download the WTAE mobile app to stay connected with breaking news.

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Police: Trio Breaks Into 15 Cars, Steals 2 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

CHARLEROI, Pa. (KDKA) – Charleroi and Donora are on high alert after a rash of car break-ins and thefts.

The Charleroi Regional Police chief said it appears there are three people working together. They broke into dozens of cars in Charleroi and Donora in a matter of three hours and got away with two guns.

In surveillance video, you can see a thief trying to get into Pamela Jericho’s parked car on Woodland Avenue in Charleroi.

“That’s a little scary,” said Jericho.

Jericho’s camera caught what Charleroi Regional Police are calling a three-man operation.

Source: Police: Trio Breaks Into 15 Cars, Steals 2 In Washington County – CBS Pittsburgh

1 person killed in crash along I-70 in Washington County

One person was killed when they were thrown from a vehicle during a crash on I-70 in Washington County.

The crash happened shortly after 12:00 a.m. Friday at Exit 15 in North Franklin Township.

The coroner said the vehicle hit the back of a tractor-trailer and the driver apparently lost control.

The identity of the person killed has not been released.

State police are investigating.

Source: 1 person killed in crash along I-70 in Washington County

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