The entire community of the Calabrian municipality of Girifalco has united around the family of the adolescent Leonardo Scicchitano, a young promise of local football who tragically died this Sunday in a traffic accident in which three of his friends were seriously injured.
Pain and disbelief in Girifalco, in the province of Catanzaro due to the premature and Tragic death of 15-year-old Leonardo Scicchitanothe child victim of the terrible car crash that took place at dawn today, Sunday July 16, between Borgia and Girifalco. The entire community of the Calabrian municipality gathered around the adolescent’s family, young promise of local soccer.
Leonardo died early this morning when he was returning home with some friends when the car he was traveling in, for reasons to be determined, skidded and ended up off the road, hitting a tree on provincial route 172/2. in the accident seriously injured the friends who accompanied him, three young people aged 20, 19 and 16, all of Girifalco. The three were extracted from the Fiat Punto sheet metal, rescued and hospitalized while for Leonardo Scicchitano, who was sitting in front on the passenger side, nothing could be done with the timely intervention of the 118 emergency services and the fire brigade.
The news of his death shocked this Sunday in the Calabrian municipality where hundreds of people wanted to leave a message of condolence on social networks. “The Girifalco community mourns the young victim of the accident that occurred this morning on the provincial road to Borgia. The condolences and closeness of the municipal administration and all citizens go to family and friends. We join the prayers of the families of the three young people who were injured so that they can recover and overcome this difficult moment”, is the message of the municipal administration that has joined that of the parish and the football team where on 15- year old played.
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We will remember you every game.We will remember your celebrations after each goal, your immense joy, your sincere friendship towards your teammates. You have been a treasure and the time we have spent together has made us happy. Now you will continue playing forever watching us from up there. Hello Leo, forever our number 9″ is the emotional memory of US Girifalco.