The crash happened on Rose Valley Road at Old Mill Lane in Rose Valley, Pa.
Investigators say 39-year-old Claudio Kuhn of Rose Valley was driving his silver Toyota Camry around 1:30 a.m. when he received a text message from a friend stating "The Phillies won."
While reading the message, police say Kuhn took his eyes off the road while going around a curve and lost control.
The car crashed into a 40 foot tree, knocking it down.
Police say speed played a part in the crash.
There was no immediate work on if Kuhn would be facing any charges.