St. Johns, FL – A teenager was killed in a crash occurring Wednesday night on Longleaf Pine Parkway, stated St. Johns County Fire Rescue.
The victim was identified as 17-year old Michael Jarek Sonognini. He was pronounced dead at the site of the crash as he was ejected from the vehicle after running off the road and onto a curve, hitting at least one tree along the way, according to St. Johns County Fire Rescue.
Teen fatal accidents have been on a rise and tragedies like this are very disheartening.
Sonognini was found not wearing a seatbelt.
The investigations do not know whether speeding was the cause of the accident.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends of this young soul.