COOK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A man was killed on Friday when his truck struck a tree in Westmoreland County.READ MORE: Mt. Carmel Baptist Church To Hold COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
Sixty-six-year-old Joseph E. Lopuch Jr., of Cook Township, was traveling south on Bethel Church Road when his pickup crossed into the northbound lanes before crossing into the berm and striking a tree.READ MORE: Optimism On The Horizon As Vaccination Rates Continue, Herd Immunity No Longer A Distant Hope
Lopuch was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from his truck. He was transported to Latrobe Hospital, where he later died.MORE NEWS: Man Tasered, Arrested In Pittsburgh's South Side Following SWAT Situation Prompted By Threats Made Towards W. Va. Schools, Businesses
It is unclear what caused Lopuch’s vehicle to veer off the road.