Man Dies Following Early Morning Accident

Published 08/14 2014 04:56AM

Updated 08/14 2014 09:23AM

August 14, 2014- The driver of a pick-up truck was rushed to the hospital after crashing into a tree. He later died

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.

Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.