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Man killed by vehicle in Avalon identified

Wire Reports
| Wednesday, February 3, 2016 11:09 p.m
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office released this photo of a tattoo on the upper left chest of an unknown black male who was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking along Ohio River boulevard in Avalon early Jan. 29, 2016.

Officials on Wednesday identified a man struck and killed by a vehicle Friday in Avalon as Kent Taylor, 24.

Taylor’s address is unknown, according to a supervisor at the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Witnesses told police Taylor was walking in the northbound lanes of Route 65 just before being struck even though there were sidewalks in the area.

He was pronounced dead at 3:21 a.m. Friday at the scene.

The driver, who was delivering produce, did not appear to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, but investigators are awaiting lab tests, police have said.

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