It happened along Spring Street near the Coal Run Junction.
That's along state route 53 outside of Houtzdale.
State police say 25-year-old Joshua Kline was driving the vehicle that hit rear ended another vehicle that was traveling the same way ahead of him.
Kline's vehicle then went off the road and hit a tree.
Kline died at the scene.
His two passengers were taken to UPMC Altoona.
The driver of the other vehicle, 23-year-old Wesley McMasters was also taken to UPMC Altoona.
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