1 dead, 1 seriously injured in two-car crash in Derby
DERBY — Police have released the name of the driver killed in a two-vehicle highway crash in Derby.
Investigators say 36-year-old Christopher Etes, of Newtown, crashed into a box truck on Route 34 early Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The 52-year-old driver of the truck was hospitalized but is expected to survive his injuries.
Preliminary findings indicate the Etes was at fault, but police continue to investigate.
Etes, according to his obituary, had worked as a plumber and had two children.