1 Dead After Vehicle Slams Into Building In Butler County

BUTLER (KDKA) — City of Butler Police are investigating after a pickup truck slammed into a building overnight claiming the life of one man.

Police say 31-year-old Matthew Aaron Scott of Butler was traveling north on Hansen Avenue around 3 a.m. when he jumped a traffic island and careened into a vacant building.

Scott was pronounced dead at Butler Memorial Hospital.

Police say the pickup truck Scott was driving was totaled in the crash.

Meanwhile, the building has substantial damage.

A side wall collapsed during initial repairs.

The building had recently been put up for sale and the owner was unsure how long repairs would take.

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