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Crash between truck, trolley slows Red Line traffic in Dormont

| Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, 10:06 a.m.
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Light-rail traffic on Port Authority's Red Line was temporarily halted Monday by a crash between a train and a pickup truck in Dormont, authorities said.

Port Authority spokesman Adam Brandolph said the crash occurred about 9:22 a.m. where Hillsdale Avenue crosses the Red Line tracks. No one on the train was hurt, but medics transported the driver of the pickup to UPMC Mercy.

Rail service was temporarily stopped, then limited to a single track on the Red Line in the area of the crash, Brandolph said. The crash was cleared by the afternoon.

Matthew Santoni is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-6660, msantoni@tribweb.com or via Twitter @msantoni.

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