Pitt hoops coach helps out at car crash

Oct. 24, 2010 at 4:18 PM
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PITTSBURGH, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- University of Pittsburgh men's basketball Coach Jamie Dixon gave aid to car crash victims this weekend, authorities said Sunday.

Pennsylvania State Police confirmed that Dixon stopped at the scene of an accident along northbound Interstate 279 in Pittsburgh Saturday night and helped remove at least one occupant of an overturned vehicle, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported.

The vehicle had flipped over when Dixon drove by, saw the accident and stopped to help, authorities said.

Dixon sustained some minor injured to his hands and was treated at the scene, the newspaper reported.

Police said a 48-year-old female passenger in the car may have sustained a broken ankle in the mishap.

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