Family remembers local man killed in crash on way to his wedding in Pittsburgh

Credit: Family photos/Via WPXI

Credit: Family photos/Via WPXI

A Pittsburgh man who died in a fiery crash on an eastern Pennsylvania interstate earlier this month was remembered Tuesday morning.

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Joseph Kearney, 42, and his fiance Kate Schurtz, 35, were driving from their home in New Jersey to Pittsburgh for their wedding, when their vehicle was involved in a multi-vehicle on I-78.

Kearney grew up in Pleasant Hills and graduated from Seton LaSalle High School.

According to his obituary, he graduated from Penn State University with a marketing degree and earned his MBA from the University of Maryland.

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Kearney was working as the Director of Emerging Technology at Verizon.

He'll be buried with his fiance in New Jersey.

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