Driver Pleads Guilty to Hit and Run Death

Sebastien Lavertu admits to fatally striking person, then driving off

Tom Puckett
September 13, 2017 - 4:19 pm

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Quebec trucker pleasds guilty to leaving the scene of a deadly accident.

32 year old Sebastien Lavertu admitted to being behind the wheel of a tractor trailer on June 21st when he fatally struck 28 year old Ryan Johns along Broadway in Lancaster.

Lancaster Police used video from several sources to identify the truck in the crash.

Lavertu was taken into custody when his damaged truck was spotted crossing from the Quebec border into New York State at Lake Champlain.

Lavertu will be sentenced by Justice Michalski on October 18, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.

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