'Amazing bloke': Teen dies in Casino car crash

 

A family in the state's northern rivers region has been shattered by the death of a teenage boy, whose car crashed into a tree on Saturday.

Jaylan Stewart (right), who died in a car crash in Casino on Saturday. Picture: Facebook
Jaylan Stewart (right), who died in a car crash in Casino on Saturday. Picture: Facebook

Promising young footballer Jaylan Stewart was driving down a rural road in Casino before 3pm on Saturday when his BMW veered off the road and hit a tree.

Emergency workers who were called to Ellangowan Road tried to save Jaylan, but the teen died at the scene.

Jaylan Stewart (centre in blue and yellow uniform). Picture: Facebook
Jaylan Stewart (centre in blue and yellow uniform). Picture: Facebook

The St John's College student has been remembered as a "wonderful lad" and a "gorgeous boy" who loved playing rugby.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the crash and a report will be prepared for the coroner.

Jaylan Stewart (right).
Jaylan Stewart (right).