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McKees Rocks man killed in Route 51 hit-and-run |

McKees Rocks man killed in Route 51 hit-and-run

| Friday, March 9, 2012 12:00 a.m

Allegheny County homicide detectives are asking for help in their search for two vehicles involved in a hit-and-run accident that left a McKees Rocks man dead in Baldwin Borough on Thursday night.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Robert Stockdale, 50. Stockdale was pronounced dead at UPMC Mercy hospital, Uptown.

Police said the accident occurred about 8:40 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Route 51. Police described one vehicle as a 2003-07 white Chevrolet Express van or GMC Savana with a missing passenger side mirror. Police could only describe the other vehicle as small and dark.

Both were last seen on Route 51 north of the cloverleaf, heading toward Pittsburgh.

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