Woman delivering for Meals on Wheels dies in truck rollover

Police in Clinton say a 78-year-old woman who was delivering a meal for Meals on Wheels was killed when her pickup truck rolled over her.



They say Carol Moriarty, of Old Lyme, was making a delivery to a home in Clinton on Tuesday when the accident occurred. Her pickup truck was parked on an incline in the driveway.



Police say when she returned to the truck, it began to roll backward and she tried to stop it. She was knocked down.



Moriarty suffered head injuries and died on the way to the hospital.



She volunteered with Meals on Wheels for a senior center based in Clinton and Old Saybrook.



No one else was hurt. The accident is under investigation.


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