- Associated Press - Friday, July 15, 2016

WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) - State police say a Connecticut fire chief has died in a single-vehicle car crash.

Police say Easy Granby Fire Chief Peter Ahlstrin was driving east on Route 20 in Windsor at about 10:40 p.m. Thursday when his pickup truck went off the road, struck the wire rope railing and rolled down an embankment.

The 29-year-old Ahlstrin was ejected from the vehicle and pinned underneath it. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

The department on its Facebook page posted: “Rest easy Chief, we’ll take it from here.”

Easy Granby is town of about 5,000 residents about 15 miles north of Hartford.


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