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Maryland man pleads guilty for fatal wrong-way Parkway crash

| Tuesday, May 25, 2010

A Maryland man pleaded guilty today in Allegheny County court to causing a fatal head-on crash while en route to the Three Rivers Art Festival.

Yangdon Wang, 57, of Crownsville pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle and involuntary manslaughter for the June 6, 2008 accident which killed Kenneth Blobner, 55, of Green Tree.

Common Pleas Judge Kathleen Durkin will sentence Wang on Aug. 19.

Blobner was traveling north on Interstate 279 between the Chestnut Street and Hazlet Street exits when Wang, who was driving the wrong direction, struck him head-on.

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