Login  /  Register  | 3 premium articles left before you must register.

UPDATED: Road reopens in Colchester following fatal crash

Published February 11. 2014 6:00AM   Updated February 11. 2014 5:27PM

Colchester — Route 354 in Colchester fully reopened to traffic shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday following an early morning crash that claimed the life of an Uncasville man and severed a utility pole, sending power lines into the roadway.

Charles Malloy, 22, of 150 Gay Hill Road, Uncasville, died when his westbound pickup truck went off the right side of the road just east of Maclyn Drive at 2:37 a.m. Police said he was the sole occupant of the Chevrolet Silverado.

The left side of the truck hit a utility pole, according to state police from Troop K in Colchester. The vehicle rolled over and came to rest on its roof. Power lines fell across the roadway.

Malloy was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

News by Town

Most Recent Poll
What events should be excluded from the Winter Olympics?
Curling. Come on, it's a basically a big donut and they use brooms.
Ice Dancing. How do can you objectively judge dancing? There's either good dancing or bad dancing.
Slopestyle Snowboarding. It's just showing off.
Who cares. When do the Winter Olympics begin anyway?
Number of votes: 1140

No current items found