18-Year-Old Killed Wasn't Wearing Seat Belt, Police Say | NBC 7 San Diego

18-Year-Old Killed Wasn't Wearing Seat Belt, Police Say

Johnathon Richard Kordylas was pronounced dead at the scene, police said



    Photo from the scene of a fatal car crash involving an 18-year-old man on Feb.17, 2012.

    The San Diego County Medical Examiner identified an 18-year-old who died Saturday after the car he was driving slammed into a tree in the South Bay Terraces neighborhood, according to San Diego police.

    Johnathon Richard Kordylas, of Bonita, was identified as the driver of a black 1990 Acura Integra that was going southbound along the 2400 block of S. Woodman Street at about 2:10 a.m. when the accident happened, according to ME officials. 

    Investigators on Monday said he was driving at a high speed when he lost control of the vehicle and collided with a tree near Tooma Street.

    He was not wearing a seat belt when the accident happened, the investigators said.

    Kordylas was pronounced dead at the scene by arriving paramedics, according to SDPD Lt. Kevin Mayer. 

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