One dead after overnight crash in Butler County

Butler County, Pa. – One man is dead after a crash in Franklin Township along English Oak Road early Saturday morning about 2:30 am.

Police and medics responded to the crash after the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a large tree just feet from the edge of the roadway. The Prospect, Pa passenger was identified as 33 year-old Brandon Lucas.

Sources reported the driver was transported from the scene by medical helicopter to Allegheny General Hospital. The crash remains under investigation.