CONEMAUGH TWP. (KDKA) — A man is dead after crashing into a tree in Conemaugh Township on Saturday.

It happened around 6:30 a.m. on Tunnelton Road near Auen Road.

Police say 57-year-old Ruel Root was driving south on Tunnelton Road when he left the roadway and struck a tree.

Root was not wearing a seat belt. He was pronounced dead at UPMC Presbyterian.

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It is not known what circumstances led to the crash.

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