TEAMMATES, family and friends have remembered Scott Jolliffe following his death in a crash early yesterday.
Scott, 18, was killed after his car hit a tree on The Rock-Collingullie Road.
He was driving north two kilometres from Collingullie when his Holden Commodore left the road between 5.30am and 6.30am, He was the only occupant.
The road was blocked for several hours.
Police are still investigating the circumstances of the crash.
Wagga Police said a report was being prepared for the coroner.
Scott, an apprentice butcher from Collingullie, only recently graduated from Wagga High School.
President of The Rock-Yerong Creek Cricket Club Todd Hannam said news of the well-liked Scott’s death had rocked the club.
“He was always keen to learn, always there for a laugh and made others laugh,” Mr Hannam said.
“He was a young bloke who had improved over the past two years.
“He wasn’t the best, but he put effort into the game.
“He wanted to be there with his mates, no matter whether he bowled or batted.”
Friends yesterday used social media for their tributes.
“I will always remember your smile, your willingness to go with the flow and your sense of humour. I will always remember you. Love and thoughts to your beautiful family. Rest easy, Scotty, taken way too soon,” Katie Fellows wrote on Facebook.
“Scotty you never failed to bring laughter to any situation. Will never forget all the great memories and the many camping trips! Much love, Rest in peace,” Abbey Fellows said.
Scott’s death was the sixth since NSW’s holiday safety campaign started on December 19.