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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