A 24-year-old woman was killed early this morning in a vehicle crash in Wilkinsburg.
Christina Graham-Pinkney was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with another vehicle around 1:30 a.m. in the 2100 block of Robinson Boulevard, according to the Allegheny County medical examiner's office. She died at the scene.
Wilkinsburg police said Robinson Boulevard remained closed between Wilner and Douglass drives as of 7:15 a.m.
Allegheny County police are leading the investigation and were not immediately available.
Thursday night, two cars hit head-on along Fifth Avenue in White Oak, killing both drivers.
Police said Michael Bakosh was driving south towards McKeesport -- speeding, and weaving in and out of traffic. Investigators said he crossed four lanes of traffic and hit a 45-year-old woman head-on, killing her.
A friend of one of the drivers, said the tragic accident could have been avoided. A friend was with Bakosh a couple hours before his friend died.
A 12-year-old Pittsburgh girl who got out of her father’s SUV to pose for photos with a boy after her first date was struck and killed by the vehicle, police said Monday, and her father was charged with DUI.
Police said that Richard Benton, 53, refused field sobriety and breath tests after slurring his words and smelling of alcohol at the scene of the crash around 8 p.m. Sunday. He was arraigned Monday and police said he could face additional charges if they determine he was directly responsible for Shamera Harris’ death.