Beacon Falls Man Killed in Crash on Route 8

A 35-year-old Beacon Falls man was killed in a crash on Route 8 South in Waterbury early Friday morning.

Police said Roy J. Gruner was going south on the road just before 1:30 a.m., went off the road and hit a tree.

An ambulance responded and transported Gruner to Waterbury Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The crash is under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 203-267-2200, exit 4346.

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