Driver killed after pickup crashes into pole, tree in Jefferson Twp.

A driver is dead after crashing into a utility pole and a tree in Jefferson Township.

According to the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center, the crash was reported at 2:37 p.m. in the 7400 block of Dayton Liberty Road.

After investigation, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office said that a red 2002 Dodge 1500 was driving west on Dayton Liberty Road when it went across the center line and eastbound lane. The truck hit an AES power pole before crashing head-on into a tree, the sheriff’s office said.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Jefferson Twp. Fire. Their identity has not been released.

Crews on the scene reported heavy damage to the vehicle, dispatchers said.

A coroner investigator was called to the scene, the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed.

The crash remains under investigation by the Traffic Services Unit of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

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