A pedestrian was struck and killed on Route 2 in Preston early Friday morning.
According to state police, shortly after 1:20 a.m. James Hubbard, 49, of Norwich was struck in the area of Maynard Hill Road.
Hubbard was pronounced dead at the scene.
The road was closed for hours while police investigated. It was reopened at 6 a.m.
Police are asking any witnesses to call Trooper Gardner at Troop E in Montville at 860-658-6500