Driver dies after hitting pole in Chester Co.

October 24, 2012 8:27:48 AM PDT
Police say one person is dead after a car slammed into a utility pole in North Coventry Twp., Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.

The accident happened just before 1:00 a.m. on the 800 block of East Schuylkill Road.

Police say the driver lost control of the car, knocked down a utility pole then went down a hill before landing on the lawn of a house.

North Coventry police tell Action News that the driver later died at the hospital. His identity is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

There is no word on if alcohol was a factor in the crash.