MONUMENT, Colo. (CBS4) – Family and friends on Monday remembered a teenager killed in a crash in Black Forest.

Eighteen-year-old Samuel Laib died just two days before his high school graduation.

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Laib was a senior at Lewis-Palmer High School in Monument. His family says he wanted to become a professional body builder.

Troopers say the teen lost control of his car on Vollmer Road Saturday and crashed into several trees.

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Investigators believe speed was a factor in the crash. It’s not believed drugs or alcohol were involved.

Laib was not wearing a seat belt.


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