An inquest has opened into the death of York teenager.
Alfie Lovett, 17, from York, was a front-seat passenger in a Peugeot 107 which crashed into a wall on Brimham Rocks Road on Tuesday 12 September.
An inquest into his death was opened at Northallerton Coroners’ Court today (Monday).
The provisional cause of death was given as chest injuries.
Senior North Yorkshire coroner Jonathan Heath adjourned the inquest to a date to be fixed.
Three other occupants of the Peugeot were left with minor injuries after the crash. The driver was helping the police with their enquiries, which are ongoing.
Officers said the car had travelled to the Brimham Rocks beauty spot in Nidderdale from Fulford in York.
Alfie’s family described him as “a unique personality who loved to make people laugh and lived for adrenaline fuelled adventures”.