Paramedic Killed While Attending To Accident On I-70

Nick Horwat
January 05, 2020 - 12:54 pm
Matthew Smeiser

Rostraver West EMS


(Newsradio 1020 KDKA) On a day filled with tragedy on the roadways, a Rostraver West Newton paramedic died while on duty attending to an accident on I-70.

Matthew Smelser was responding to a multi-vehicle accident on I-70 around 7:00 A.M. Sunday morning.

EMS was on the scene of the crash when a vehicle struck the ambulance killing Smelser.

Lanes were closed on I-70 between exits 49 and 46A.

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