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PPG Auto Glass Employee Killed in Accident

A PPG Auto Glass employee, Edward W. Kocian, 61, was killed last Friday, January 25, after a car accident in Westmoreland County, Pa., while on his regularly scheduled route. According to reports from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Kocian's vehicle struck a garbage truck.

A statement issued by PPG says company officials are in contact with the Washington Township Police and are reaching out to Kocian's family to provide assistance as needed.

"PPG will conduct an investigation into the cause of the accident and will cooperate with local law enforcement officials," reads the statement. "The thoughts and prayers of all of PPG's employees are with the Kocian family as they seek to cope with this tragic loss."

Kocian is survived by a daughter, Merry K. Kocian, and a son, Michael Kocian, both of Columbia, S.C., and two brothers, Richard Kocian of McDonald, Pa., and Kenneth Kocian of Pittsburgh.

CLICK HERE for full text of obituary.

CLICK HERE for full text of statement from PPG.

CLICK HERE for details of accident.


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