VANDERGRIFT BOROUGH (KDKA) — A Leechburg man was pronounced dead Saturday after crashing his car into a fire hydrant.

It happened just before midnight in Vandergrift Borough.

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According to the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office, Richard C. Lunden,  31, was driving a Subaru WRX north on Linden Street when he left the road.

The vehicle ran up on the sidewalk and crashed into a fire hydrant.

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Lunden was pronounced dead at the scene, but officials do not believe he died due to injuries from the crash.

His cause of death is yet to be determined.

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