This report comes from the WITF newsroom, and its website WITF.org.

The 21-year-old son of a Pennsylvania state senator is dead of what officials told WITF was an accidental drug overdose.

Police say that Ryan Brubaker’s body was discovered shortly after 8 a.m. by a family member at their home in Lancaster County. Brubaker is the son of state Sen. Michael Brubaker.

The younger Brubaker had been in trouble with the law on a DUI charge, and a charge involving prescription drugs.

Our hearts go out to the Brubaker family.

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