Man killed in Butler County crash

From staff reports

Butler state police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that killed one man and sent another to the hospital Saturday morning.

Police said Brandon Michael Lucas, 33, of Prospect, was killed when the vehicle he was a passenger in left Prospect Road near English Oak Drive in Franklin Township, Butler County and struck a tree at 2:30 a.m. Saturday.

The driver of the vehicle, Jason Patrick Williams, 44, of Butler, was airlifted to Allegheny General Hospital, police said.