Pittsburgh EMS, Fire, and Police responded to a single vehicle collision on the 1600 block of W Carson Street around 1:45 a.m.
When first responders arrived on scene they found a vehicle that struck a pole with the driver inside. Firefighters extinguished the fire and extricated the male victim. Medics pronounced the male driver deceased. There were no passengers and no other vehicles were involved in the collision.
The Collision Investigation Unit will be investigating.
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