Fatal crash on Route 1 in NE Philadelphia

December 17, 2012 2:51:57 PM PST
Police say one person is dead after a driver lost control of a vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard Monday morning.

The accident happened just after 5:00 a.m. on Route 1 and Tomlinson Road.

According to police, a 50-year-old male driver lost control and died after striking a tree.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the victim has not been released and police are investigating.