A man is dead after hitting a tree in Middlebury on Tuesday, according to police.
Late Tuesday morning, police said one man, Robert Graham, 45, was taken to the hospital to be treated for serious injuries after his car hit a tree at South Street and Longmeadow Road around 9:15 a.m.
The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at Waterbury Hospital.
Wet roads were likely a factor in the crash, according to police.
The accident is under investigation by the Naugatuck Valley Collision Investigation Team.