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Motorcyclist killed in Route 31 crash in Mt. Pleasant Twp.

Joe Napsha
| Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, 4:36 p.m.

A Mt. Pleasant man was killed Friday afternoon when his motorcycle crossed into the opposite lanes of Route 31 in Mt. Pleasant Township, state police said.

The victim, Cody L. Monroe, 22, collided with an SUV about 4:10 p.m., state police at Greensburg said.

The crash happened at the intersection of Route 31 and Laurelwood Lane at the bottom of Three Mile Hill.

Monroe's motorcycle hit the front driver's side of the SUV driven by John Koslosky, 81, of Mt. Pleasant, according to police.

Monroe was airlifted to UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh, where he died.

Koslosky and his passenger, Lorraine Koslosky, 81, were transported from the scene and treated for minor injuries, police said.

Mt. Pleasant firefighters and Kecksburg emergency medical services responded, according to Westmoreland County 911.

Joe Napsha is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach him at 724-836-5252 or

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