Thea Digiammerino

Branford Man Killed in Crash

A Branford man was killed in a crash Sunday and Branford police are looking for witnesses to help in the investigation.

Police said 54-year-old Gerald Peterson was driving a pickup on South Montowese Street around 4:15 p.m. when the truck veered off the road and hit a tree.

Peterson was rushed to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

Investigators said neighbors and other drivers stopped to help before first responders arrived and they are looking to speak with them. Any witnesses can contact police at 203-481-4241.

The crash remains under investigation.

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