By: KDKA-TV News Staff
KITTANNING, Pa. (KDKA) – A 17-year-old boy was killed in a crash in Armstrong County Thursday afternoon.READ MORE: Report: Attorneys For Christian Bey Want Certain Evidence Suppressed In Criminal Trial
The coroner says Brandon Michael Becket from McGrann was traveling north on Route 66 when he veered off the road and hit an embankment around 2:30 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Butler Transit Authority Stops Local Service Due To Driver Shortage
The cause of death was blunt force trauma to the head and chest.MORE NEWS: Federal Judge Dismisses Some Of The Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Ohio State And Dr. Richard Strauss
He wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, the coroner says, and speed is considered to be a factor.