Route 22 Crash Kills 1, Injures Another

MURRYSVILLE (KDKA) — Police are looking into why a car ran off the road, hit a pole and flipped on its side in Murrysville Wednesday night.

One man was killed and another person was injured as a result of the crash on Route 22 near Buena Vista Drive around 11 p.m.

The Westmoreland County Coroner says Brian Spoly, 21, of Loyalhanna Township, died of blunt force injuries to his head, neck and chest.

Another person in the car was rushed to Forbes Hospital in Monroeville.

The coroner says for some unknown reason, the car left the road, struck a utility pole and came to rest on the driver’s side door.

Spoly was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Toxicology results won’t be available for several weeks.

Murrysville Police are investigating the cause.

Stay with KDKA for the latest on this developing story.

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