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Two in Pittsford crash, One dies
Pittsford, N.Y. One man died in a car crash in the Town of Pittsford about 2:30 Monday morning, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Joel Ajavon, 20, a passenger, died at the scene on East Street after the car he was in veered off the road hitting a sign and then a tree.
The driver, Michael J. Weber Jr., also 20, suffered serious injuries and was immediately transported to Strong Hospital.
According to the Monroe County Sheriffs Department, Weber appeared to have been drinking.
Charges are pending.
The crash remains under investigation.
Friends who visited the crash scene said it was a difficult morning for the tight-knit community affected.
"Our Pittsford family, we all know each other, we've all done Boy Scouts together, we all played soccer together, we all know each other," said Julius Avorkliyah, a friend of Ajavon. "Everything that's going on right now is difficult. Out of all my friends that have come and gone, he was one of the friends I've had the longest."