An 18-Year-Old Has Died After Crashing A Lamborghini During A Test Drive

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A teenage
petrolhead died in New York on Friday morning after losing control of a
family friend’s Lamborghini. Samuel Shepard was behind the wheel when
the Gallardo hit a guardrail at high speed, and was pronounced dead at
hospital. His 49-year-old friend, Michael Power, was in the passenger
seat and escaped serious injury.

Police said that Shepard had met
the car’s owner in a car park and chatted about the chance to test drive
the Lamborghini. Early Friday morning the pair went for a drive in
Mount Sinai in Long Island, and at 2:25am Shepard lost control of the

Det. Sgt. Michael Fitzharris told Newsday ‘I think it was probably just a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the kid, and this man chose to give him this opportunity.’

Shepard’s father said his son was a massive car fan, and had grown up around them.

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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