Fatal crash on Route 1 in NE Philadelphia

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA - December 17, 2012

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.

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