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A car crashes into two cyclists from a church group

A car crashed into a group of cyclists from an Amish church group on Route 22 near Brick Hill Road around 4 a.m. Thursday. The collision killed a cyclist and injured three others who were in reasonable condition at Forbes Hospital. One was admitted, watch the report from Murrysville in the video player above, where a Westmoreland County Coroner identified the victim as Marcus Coblentz of Sugarcreek, Ohio, and a relative of Coblentz spoke with Action News 4 in Pittsburgh by phone. They described him as a lively person with a very large circle of friends who were hard working and had concrete businesses of his own. It’s unfortunate. It’s such a shame that this has happened,” said Morrisville Police Chief Thomas Seefield. A 16-year-old girl shocked the four cyclists. Seefeld said the driver remained at the scene and was very cooperative with the police. “The investigation, in conjunction with the Pennsylvania State Police, will determine if there are charges in the order, and if so, we will take appropriate action but at this point we are not expecting that,” Seefield said. Some blinking lights on their bikes. From everything we initially gathered here, the car operator did not have time to respond.” The eastern lanes of Route 22 were closed for several hours while police investigated the scene. Bike Pitttsburgh issued a statement saying: “The roads must be safe for all users. Our hearts are with the cyclists and their families.”

A car crashed into a group of cyclists from an Amish church group on Route 22 near Brick Hill Road around 4 a.m. Thursday. The collision killed a cyclist and injured three others who were in reasonable condition at Forbes Hospital. One of them was accepted.

Watch the report from Murrysville in the video player above.

Westmoreland County Detectives identified the victim as Marcus Koblentz of Sugarcreek, Ohio.

A relative of Coblentz spoke with Action News 4 in Pittsburgh by phone. They described him as a lively person with a very large circle of friends who are hardworking and have concrete business of his own.

“It’s unfortunate,” Morrisville Police Chief Thomas Seefield said.

A car driven by a 16-year-old girl hit the four cyclists. Seefeld said the driver remained at the scene and was very cooperative with the police.

“The investigation, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania State Police, will determine whether there are valid charges, and if so, we will take appropriate action, but at this point, we are not expecting that,” Seefield said. “Initial indications are that they had some reflective material and they also had some blinking lights on their bikes. From everything we initially collected here, the car operator didn’t have time to respond.”

Eastbound lanes of Route 22 have been closed for several hours while police investigate the scene.

Bike Pitttsburgh released a statement saying: “The roads must be safe for all users. Our hearts are with cyclists and their families.”

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