Police identify Barkhamsted man killed in Canton crash

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CANTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the man who was killed in a car crash in Canton over the weekend.

Canton Police say that they responded to the area of 675 Cherry Brook Road in Canton Sunday evening for reports of a single pick-up truck into a tree.

According to police, the incident was initially reported by a passing motorist at 5:40 p.m. and Canton emergency personnel responded to the scene.

Upon arrival, officers found a deceased male driver. He was later identified as 30-year-old John L. Donofrio, of Barkhamsted.

He was the only person in the car.

Medical Examiner personnel were called to the scene and will be determining the cause and manner of death.

Assistance at the scene was provided by Canton and New Hartford Volunteer Fire & EMS. Cherry Brook Road was temporarily closed down, but has re-opened.

The accident is currently under investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back with News 8 for updates.

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