Greek Teen Leonidas Vagias in Fatal Car Crash


MONTVILLE, NJ – Leonidas Vagias and his friend Samuel Cali, both 19-year-old Don Bosco Prep alumni and Montville, NJ residents were victims of a fatal automobile accident discovered on June 20 off Higway 287 in Mawhah, the State Police reported.


A NJ Transportation Department employee discovered the bodies at approximately 9:17AM, about four miles south of the New York State border, the Daily Record reported.

The two young men were found ejected from the vehicle, a blue Lexus, and it appeared that the crash had taken place during the night, the Record wrote.

Vagias, who was a freshman at the University of Rhode Island, was a member of the football team. In 2014 as a Don Bosco senior, he had been voted New Jersey’s Best Kicker, the Record noted.