NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the 66-year-old man who died after a tree fell on him Tuesday afternoon in Naugatuck.
According to Naugatuck police, the incident happened just after 3:30 p.m. near Andrew Mountain Road and Red Maple Court.
Police say that the man, identified as Raymond Schultz, of Naugatuck, was driving on the road and got out of his car to clear some branches from the roadway when he was struck by a falling tree.
Schultz was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers said the incident happened during the height of Tropical Storm Isaias.
Editor’s note: The story originally said the deceased was 68. The story now reflects the deceased was 66.