Car hits tree and catches fire, killing 22-year-old driver

Accident happend in Smithfield Twp., Monroe Co.

Published: 12:19 PM EDT Oct 07, 2013   Updated: 2:00 PM EDT Oct 07, 2013
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A one-car accident has claimed the life of a 22-year-old East Stroudsburg man, officials said.

Monroe County Coroner Robert Allen said Shawn M. Kyttle was pronounced dead at the accident scene at 11:14 p.m. Sunday.

Allen said Kyttle was the driver of a car involved in a single vehicle accident on Craigs Meadow Road in Smithfieldl Twp.

Kyttle's car was traveling west on Craigs Meadow Road when the car left the road, hit a tree and caught fire, Allen said.

A forensic autopsy is set for Tuesday.

The manner and cause of death is awaiting results of the autopsy.