83-year-old dead after single-vehicle crash in Groton

Published: May. 13, 2023 at 9:35 PM EDT
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GROTON, Conn. (WFSB) - An 83-year-old has died after veering off the road and crashing into a tree in Groton.

Police say they responded to 160 Shewville Road in the Mystic section of Groton at 7:22 am after several 911 calls regarding a one-vehicle crash.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a Chevrolet Malibu that had left the roadway and struck a tree.

The 83-year-old man, later identified as Alexander Lunny of Ledyard, was the only occupant of the vehicle.

He was transported to L&M Hospital for treatment but was pronounced deceased at 8:09 am.

Lunny was traveling southbound on Shewville Road when he crossed into the northbound lane and struck a tree.

The accident remains under investigation.