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Derby police identify victim of fatal crash on Route 34

DERBY, Conn. (WTNH) - Police in Derby have identified the man who was killed in a crash on Route 34 early Tuesday morning.

Officials say 36-year-old Christopher Etes of Sandy Hook was killed when his Jeep collided with a box truck near Buckingham Road. A portion of Route 34 was closed for several hours as a result of the collision.

Original Story: 1 dead, 1 injured in Derby crash on Route 34

According to police, the driver of the box truck was transported to a local hospital in serious but stable condition.

Police say an initial investigation shows that Etes was the driver at-fault in the accident.

The collision remains under investigation.

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