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Fairfield County Man ID'd As Fatal Route 34 Crash Victim

A Sandy Hook man was killed in a crash on Route 34. Photo Credit: Storm Engine Co./Ambulance Corps Co. 2
A Sandy Hook man has been identified as the victim in a Route 34 crash. Photo Credit: Storm Engine Co./Ambulance Corps Co. 2

Police have identified a 36-year-old Fairfield County man killed in a two-vehicle crash on Route 34 in New Haven County on Tuesday morning.

Christopher Etes of Sandy Hook was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Buckingham Road, according to the Derby Police.

Etes, who was driving a Jeep when he crashed into a box truck, was the driver at fault in the incident, Derby Police said in a statement.

The 52-year-old driver of the box truck, who was delivering doughnuts to Dunkin Donuts, remains in stable condition at Yale-New Haven Hospital, police said.

Orange and Seymour Police assisted with the accident reconstruction.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash.

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