SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Jefferson Township Saturday morning.
Daniel Evans III, 68, of Somerset, was killed just after 7 a.m. after crashing his Chevrolet Equinox into a tree along Short School Road, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
According to the release, Evans III was traveling east on Gardner Road and crossed onto Glades Pike at a high rate of speed. Evans III went airborne over Glades Pike and landed near Short School Road before hitting a tree.
Evans III was pronounced dead at the scene.
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A toxicology report is pending. Pennsylvania State Police were assisted by Bakersville Volunteer Fire Department and the Somerset Ambulance.