One person is dead, another is hospitalized following a traffic accident that shut down State Route 173 south of Grove City.

State police say the one-vehicle crash closed 173 between Old Mill Road and Airport road just after 2 a.m. Monday.

Two people were taken to AHN Grove City Hospital. 

Mercer County Coroner John Libonati tells 21 News that 28-year-old Matthew Bell of Petrolia, Pa. succumbed to his injuries after being thrown from the vehicle.

The other victim has been taken to another hospital. State Police have not released that person's name or condition.