Canada 19-year-old driver killed in LaSalle crash was not wearing seat belt, say police

22:29  11 august  2017
22:29  11 august  2017 Source:   windsorstar.com

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The 19 - year - old driver who was fatally ejected from his pickup truck in LaSalle was not wearing a seat belt , say police . Nick Monforton, a LaSalle resident, was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Monty Street on Thursday afternoon.

Police said the driver was switching lanes, lost control and hit the center median concrete wall. The impact flipped the vehicle over and ejected 19 - year - old Genaro Avila. Police said minutes before the crash , his friends encouraged him to put on his seat belt .

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The 19-year-old driver who was fatally ejected from his pickup truck in LaSalle was not wearing a seat belt, say police.

Nick Monforton, a LaSalle resident, was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle crash on Monty Street on Thursday afternoon.

“The initial report suggests that he was not wearing a seat belt,” said LaSalle police spokesman Const. Harbinder Gill.

Gill said a post-mortem examination was scheduled for Friday.

Investigation into the crash was ongoing at press time. On Thursday, collision reconstruction specialists remained in the quiet residential neighbourhood past nightfall, studying the scene for several hours.

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Police say the vehicle had been traveling at a high rate of speed before leaving the roadway. It then crashed into several trees. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 16- year - old driver and his passenger were transported to the hospital in stable condition. Officials say the driver was sleepy and that was the cause of the accident. The driver and passenger were not wearing their seat belts .

“Speed may have been a factor,” Gill said.

Meanwhile, the community is mourning the loss of Monforton — a graduate of St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic High School and a former player with the LaSalle Minor Hockey Association.

The student council of Villanova High School tweeted its condolences on Thursday night.

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