HARTFORD, CT (WCBS 880) – Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy wants to make it safer for drivers in his state.

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Trees along the parkways, most of them sitting in saturated ground, can pose a huge hazard.

Just this June, a Massachusetts man was killed as he was driving along the Merritt Parkway in Stamford during a heavy rainstorm.

A large tree smashed the car and blew out the windows, killing 74-year-old Norman Gamache.

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His passenger escaped injury.

Malloy is now looking for an aggressive plan to remove some of these trees near the parkways and roadways.

A few years ago, a Pelham, New York couple died when a huge tree limb crashed on to their SUV in Westport. A lawsuit was filed against the state in that case.

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What do you think should be done to make it safer for drivers in Connecticut? Sound off in the comments section below.