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:   Windsor Star

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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 wreckage of a Dodge Ram pickup truck that crashed on Monty Street in LaSalle during the afternoon of Aug. 10, 2017. © Jason Kryk, Windsor Star The wreckage of a Dodge Ram pickup truck that crashed on Monty Street in LaSalle during the afternoon of Aug. 10, 2017.

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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The 20- year - old driver was wearing her seat belt and was not injured, while Taliyah N. Zziwambazza a 19 - year - old passenger in the front seat was belted and suffered very minor injuries.

" We ' re thankful that there are a lot of safe drivers but crashes happen and people should be wearing their seatbelts ." For the 19 ,402 people killed in the front seat of passenger vehicles that year , 50 Police say CBS' Bob Simon wasn't wearing a seat belt in the back of a cab when it crashed : http

“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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