Crash kills 1, injures 3 in East Pittsburgh
By Bob Bauder
Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, 8:27 a.m.

Authorities identified a driver killed in a crash in East Pittsburgh Friday evening as 86-year-old Albert Muhlenbecher.

Muhlenbecher of East Pittsburgh suffered traumatic injuries to his head, neck and body, according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner.

Three others, including a police officer and paramedic, were injured in the crash that happened just before 6:30 p.m. at Route 30 and Center Avenue. The medical examiner's office said Muhlenbecher might have suffered a medical problem before the crash.

The police officer and paramedic suffered leg injuries when a vehicle drifted into them. The third victim was injured in the crash that killed Muhlenbecher.

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