Kate Schurtz, 35, left and her fiance Joseph Kearney, 42, were on their way to Pittsburgh for their wedding earlier this month when they were killed in a chain-reaction car crash on I-78.
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Family remembers local man killed in crash on way to his wedding in Pittsburgh

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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.