The accident was reported around 4:15a.m. in the 4600 block of Lake Pleasant Road, near Grandview Boulevard.
It took the hurst tool to free the driver from the vehicle, who was trapped in the car.
According to police at the scene, a 60 year old man was traveling North on lake pleasant road when he suffered an apparent medical emergency and lost control of the truck.
The truck smashed through a number of mailboxes and hit a utility pole a short distance away and tore it from the ground.
The man was taken to UPMC Hamot where he was pronounced dead.
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