Verona, NY (WIBX) - State Police are investigating a fatal accident that happened on the Thruway near Verona.

Police say 37-year old Anthony Garro of Rome was killed when his car slammed into the rear of a parked tractor-trailer.

Witnesses told troopers Garro began to drift to the right side of the highway and onto the shoulder of the road before continuing into a parking area, where it struck the rig.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.