Wethersfield man dies after tree falls on his truck in Columbia - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Wethersfield man dies after tree falls on his truck in Columbia

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A person was killed after a tree fell onto a truck in Columbia on Thursday (WFSB) A person was killed after a tree fell onto a truck in Columbia on Thursday (WFSB)
A tree fell onto a truck in Columbia on Thursday. (WFSB) A tree fell onto a truck in Columbia on Thursday. (WFSB)
James Marcelynas was killed in a crash on Thursday (Family photo) James Marcelynas was killed in a crash on Thursday (Family photo)
COLUMBIA, CT (WFSB) -

A Wethersfield man was killed Thursday afternoon after a tree fell onto his truck while he was driving in Columbia.

It happened on Route 6, near Oakwood Lane, around 2:30 p.m., according to police.

James Marcelynas, 40, was driving on Route 6 when the tree fell onto the road, hitting his truck.

Police said there was heavy damage to the truck.

Route 6 was closed between Hop River Road and Edgarton Road for the investigation.

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