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Coroner: Rostraver man's death in motel was accident

| Saturday, May 12, 2012, 5:07 p.m.

The death of a Rostraver Township man who was found in a township motel Wednesday has been ruled accidental.

Westmoreland County Deputy Chief Coroner Paul Cycak said James Lloyd Fawcett, 47, of 431 Atwood Drive, died of a loss of blood as a result of head trauma. Cycak he believes Fawcett fell and hit his head in a room at the Fairway Inn, where he was a registered guest.

He was found by motel employees Wednesday afternoon.

Emergency response crews were called to the scene along Route 981 at 1:23 p.m.

Fawcett was pronounced dead at the scene by Westmoreland County Deputy Coroner Joseph Musgrove about 50 minutes later.

Fawcett was employed as a mechanic at Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel's Allenport Plant.

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