Man dies after Route 8 crash in Trumbull

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A man died following a crash involving a box truck and a pickup truck on Route 8 Friday evening in Trumbull.

Police say it happened around 5:30 p.m. The pickup truck rear-ended the box truck, according to police. The box truck then pulled over to the side of the roadway, and dragged the pickup with it.

The driver of the pickup truck got out of the vehicle and was alert, but later collapsed and became unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the hospital. His identity has not been released.

The two occupants of the box truck were not injured.

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