GRAHAM, N.C. — A 16-year-old died after crashing in Alamance County while speeding without a seat belt, according to Highway Patrol.
At about 1:19 a.m. Wednesday, troopers responded to a crash on Snow Camp Road, near Clark Road, in Alamance County.
Troopers say 16-year-old Leonardo Jubar Escalera, of Graham, was speeding and lost control of his vehicle.
The vehicle drove off the road to the right and hit a stop sign, a power pole and a tree.
The teenager, who was the only one in the vehicle, died from his injuries.
Troopers say he was not wearing a seat belt.