Castle Shannon man killed in Mt. Lebanon crash
A Castle Shannon man died early Saturday after driving off the road and hitting a utility pole, according to police.
Tyler Lee Smithyman, 23, was driving northbound in the 1300 block of Washington Road in Mt. Lebanon at around 3:39 a.m. when he wrecked, according to police.
Police said he failed to negotiate a curve and went off the road and hit a utility pole and tree before overturning. Smithyman was wearing a seatbelt. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 350 a.m.
An autopsy and toxicology tests are pending to determine if drugs or alcohol contributed to the accident, police said.
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