Man Killed When Tree Branch Falls on Car in Fairfield
A Southington man was killed when a tree branch fell on his car during storms in Fairfield Wednesday.
Police said 21-year-old Jarrod Marotto was driving in Park Avenue when lightning struck a tree and sent a limb crashing down on his car. Marotto was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries.
No one else was in the car at the time.
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Severe thunderstorms moved through parts of the state Wednesday, causing tree damage in several communities.
The Fairfield Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating.