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One Dead After Tree Falls On Parkway

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A tree that fell on a car during stormy weather has killed a man driving on the Merritt Parkway in Stamford.

Turn of River Fire Company Assistant Chief Matt Maounis says two people were taken from the car with injuries and taken to the hospital. The man later died.

Southbound traffic in Stamford has been shut down following the accident.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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