Middletown, Conn./WTIC Radio - State Police are charging a Massachusetts man in connection with a fatal crash from last year.
They say last December 29, 22-year-old Jarad Seery was driving Fed Ex van when he collided with a vehicle driven by Carl Blair on Route 44 in North Canaan.
Blair died about a month later.
Troopers say Seery told them he dozed off and when he came to, he saw Blair's car in front of him.
Seery faces reckless driving and other charges.
He is free on $35,000 bond and is due in court in Torrington December 14.