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91-Year-Old Struck, Killed in Snow Plow Crash at Stonington Retirement Home

NBC Connecticut

A 91-year-old man was struck and killed during a snow plow crash at a senior living community in Stonington Friday morning, police said.

Officials said the man was a resident of StoneRidge on Jerry Browne Road, where the incident occurred.

Police Captain Todd Olson said the man was hit by a vehicle from a private plow company at approximately 7:45 a.m.

He was transported to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A spokesperson for the StoneRidge Senior Living community said the community is heartbroken by the loss of one of their long-time residents.

The spokesperson said the incident appears to have been an accident and the matter is being handled by local law enforcement.

"We are grateful for the love and support the Stonington community has shown to our StoneRidge family," the spokesperson said.

The accident is under investigation by the Regional Accident Reconstruction Team. No additional information was immediately available.

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