COLCHESTER — An Uncasville man was killed early Tuesday when the Chevy Silverado pickup truck he was driving went out of control and struck a utility pole on Route 354 east of Maclyn Drive about 2:35 a.m.
Charles Malloy, 22, of Gay Hill Road, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
The crash severed the utility pole, dropping electrical lines across the roadway. The road was closed for hours as police investigated and a Connecticut Light & Power Co. crew made repairs.
State police said their investigation continues.