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    Garbage Truck Driver Killed in Crash With Tree
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    A garbage truck driver is dead after the truck veered off the road and collided with a tree in Brooklyn, Connecticut, late Friday morning, according to state police.

    State police said Jared Pechie, 32, of Danielson, was driving a Willimantic Waste Company truck on Prince Hill Road near the intersection with Gorman Road around 11:15 a.m. when the truck left the roadway.

    Pechie was driving down a hill and was traveling at a slow rate of speed, according to police.

    The truck crashed head-on into a tree and Pechie suffered fatal injuries, police said.

    Authorities are investigating the crash.