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Update: Victim in McCandless Fatal Accident is Son of West View Police Chief

The accident occurred shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

The son of West View Police Borough's police chief was killed Sunday night in a rollover accident in the southbound lane of Route 19, just after the split with McKnight Road in McCandless.

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office said Jeffrey Fromlak, 26, died after his car rolled into a grassy median.

Fromlak is the son of West View Police Chief and Borough Manager Bruce Fromlak.

Police continue to investigate the cause of the accident.

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McKnightmare January 28, 2013 at 04:01 PM
Speed had to have been a factor. Aren't there Jersey Barriers and guide rails on that ramp?
Carolyn Kapas Wolf January 28, 2013 at 04:40 PM
Deepest sympathy to the Fromlak family... May the Lord give you peace and comfort in this time of sadness and hold you in His Loving arms.. God Bless
Joyce Greiner January 28, 2013 at 10:20 PM
Deepest Sympathy to the Fromlak family.
Joan Kryl January 29, 2013 at 12:54 AM
Our deepest sympathy to our Police Chief and friend,Bruce Fromlak and his family.Our thoughts and prays are with you and your family.
Richard Cook February 03, 2013 at 08:03 PM
Chief Fromlak asked me to pass this on to everyone who expressed their condolences: Rich Could you please place a heartfelt thank you to everyone for all of the support, help and prayers from everyone. This was , is, a difficult time for our family. The tremendous outpouring of family, friends, and members of our community was very comforting. Again thank you to all and may God Bless you. Best regards Fromlak family

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