People Killed While Car Surfing

Teen Kills His Wrestling Buddy In Worcester, Massachusetts, a 17-year-old was charged with murder vehicle homicide after he accidentally struck and killed a wrestling teammate with his car.  The teen was apparently driving to a friend’s house when he came across 19-year-old Frank DeMeo, who was jogging.  DeMeo then ran in front on the car and jumped on its hood before falling off and being run over.  (USA Today, 6-18-2008, p. 5A) … Continue reading →

No Car Surfing … MOM!

9-7-07 A 27-year-old mother accidentally ran over her 10-year-old son, while letting her two boys, (ages 9 and 10) ride on the hood of her car. The boys eventually jumped off, and Clara Rosales, not seeing her oldest son, drove forward, running over the boy with a rear tire. He suffered several broken bones in his leg. Rosales reportedly told police she was driving slowly when the accident occurred, and apparently didn’t think there to be any danger. She was … Continue reading →