Fairfield community mourns loss of 14-year-old boy

A funeral was held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Wednesday for a young man who died in a car accident.

A funeral was held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Wednesday for a young man who died in a car accident.

A funeral was held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Wednesday for a young man who died in a car accident. (1/6/16)

FAIRFIELD - A funeral was held at St. Thomas Aquinas Church Wednesday for a young man who died in a car accident. 

Joseph Kulaga, 14, was killed Tuesday when the car his father was driving struck a tree and overturned in Virginia. 

More than 100 people gathered at the church to remember Kulaga. "He was friends with everyone. No matter whether he knew you or not, he was a great person," said Dan Fitzgerald, Joseph's classmate.

According to police, three others were injured in the car accident. Kulaga's father has been charged with reckless driving.

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