UPDATE: Route 5 has been reopened. A 52-year-old Springfield Township man later died as a result of the two-vehicle accident.

(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — A portion of Route 5 (West Lake Road) in Erie County has been closed due to a crash.

A 52-year-old Springfield Township man later died as a result of the two-vehicle accident.

The closure is from the intersection with Route 98 in Fairview Township to the intersection with Fairplain Road in Girard Township.

The closure was announced at about 2:15 p.m. on Jan. 25. The road is expected to re-open later in the day.

A wintry mix led to vehicle crashes, speed restrictions and lane closures throughout northwest Pennsylvania on Jan. 25.