A Branford man was killed in a crash that happened on Sunday afternoon, according to police.
They said 54-year-old Gerald Peterson was driving a pickup truck south on South Montowese Street when he veered off the road and struck a tree.
It happened around 4:15 p.m.
The road was closed for the investigation.
Peterson was brought to a nearby medical facility where he was pronounced dead.
There's no word on what caused the crash.
Police asked anyone who may have witnessed the crash to call police at 203-481-4241.
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