Snow Camp crash results in teenager's passing

The North Carolina Highway Patrol confirmed that a 16-year-old, Leonardo Jubar Escalera, was killed on January 1 when his vehicle struck a stop sign, power pole, and tree along Snow Camp Road near Clark Road in Snow Camp. Escalera, the lone individual involved in the accident, was killed. The Highway Patrol indicated that speed was a factor in the crash, and that Escalera was not wearing a seat belt at the time of impact. 

According to the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Highway Patrol, a teenager was killed in Alamance County in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day. 

Highway Patrol officers made their way to Snow Camp just before 1:20 a.m. the morning of January 1 to investigate a single-car accident near Snow Camp Road and Clark Road, adjacent to a nearby solar facility, Snow Camp Solar. 

Authorities confirm that a 16-year-old male, Leonardo Jubar Escalera, was killed when his vehicle veered violently to the right off Snow Camp Road and struck a stop sign, power pole, and a tree. 

The Highway Patrol indicated that speed was a factor in the accident, and that Escalera was not wearing a seat belt at the time of impact. There were no other vehicles involved in the accident, and Escalera was the lone individual in the car.