Funeral set for Sandy Hook man killed in Derby crash
Updated 8:05 am, Thursday, April 26, 2018
Funeral arrangements have been set for the 36-year-old Sandy Hook man who was killed in a motor-vehicle accident on Route 34 in Derby early Tuesday morning.
Christopher Etes, 36 of Sandy Hook, was pronounced dead at the scene near Buckingham Road.
Etes was driving a Jeep involved in the crash with a box truck. A preliminary investigation showed he was the driver at fault in the incident, Derby Police said in a statement.
The driver of the box truck was delivering doughnuts to Dunkin’ Donuts locations was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital and is in stable condition, police said.
According to his death notice, Etes was born in Norwalk on June 5, 1981. A graduate of Trumbull High School, Etes later worked as a plumber for various local companies.
“Chris was adventurous and loved life, living it to the fullest. He had a great sense of humor, always making people laugh over the little things. His greatest joy and pleasure was his children and spending time with them.”
Calling hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road in Trumbull. Interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the National Alliance on Mental Health (www.nami.org).