FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)–One person has died after a tree branch fell on his car Wednesday evening.
Police said 21-year-old Jarrod Marotto of Southington was driving South on Park Avenue when a large tree limb was struck by lightning and fell onto Jarrod’s side of the car. He was the only vehicle occupant.
Police got the call at 5:16 p.m.
Police said they found Marotto unconscious in the driver seat. He was transferred to St. Vincent’s Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
This incident is still under investigation.