Benjamin Michael Albro, 17, of Zionsville, was killed just after 7 p.m. Feb. 16 when the BMW convertible he was driving struck a tree and rolled onto its roof, Pennsylvania State Police at Fogelsville said.
The accident occurred in front of 6477 Palm Road in Lower Milford Township. Albro was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
According to a Morning Call story, Ben Albro, a junior at Emmaus High School, was part of the Rifle team that this week won the Northeast Pennsylvania Rifle League tournament, which qualifies the team for the upcoming Pennsylvania State Championship.
The story mentions another junior team member, Steve Donatelli.
Following its account of the accident, WFMZ quotes a Facebook post from Stephen Donatelli:
“I lost my best friend, my closest friend, I cant get over the fact that I saw you few hours ago. we were talking about how we were going to be rifle team captains next year. we played hacky sack. we shot on a relay together for the first time today. I love you ben, your my greatest and closest friend.”