Man killed after crashing into utility connection box, fence, tree in Westmoreland County

WESTMORELAND COUNTY — A 73-year-old man died last night after driving through multiple yards and crashing into a utility connection box, a fence and a tree in Westmoreland County.

At around 9 p.m., John D. Kelly, of Sugar Grove Township in Warren County, drove through yards around 340 Madison Heights Road in Madison Borough and crashed.

According to the Westmoreland County Coroner’s Office, his cause of death was blunt force trauma to the neck and the crash was accidental.

The report from the coroner’s office said Kelly traversed the south side of the roadway before he crashed.

The report also said Kelly wasn’t wearing a seat belt.

There were no other cars involved in the accident.