A truck driver died Wednesday night when his truck went off the Thruway in the Town of Pomfret.
State Police said John C. Odell, 63, of Niagara Falls, Ont., died about 7 p.m. when his truck drifted from the eastbound lane, across the right shoulder and ended up striking a delineator. The truck continued through a culvert and came to rest inside the tree line on the south side of the Thruway.
Odell was pronounced dead at the scene. There were no other vehicles involved in the collision. The cause of the accident is pending investigation.