An Erie man is dead following an early morning accident in Venango Township.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, this happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Route 8 and Fritzhill Road.
Troopers say a Ford F-150 traveling north exited is late of travel, left the roadway at its left side and traveled westbound. The truck then struck a tree.
The victim, identified as 71-year old Charles Luden of Erie, was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook, Luden appeared to have had a medical emergency while driving.