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Teen who died may have been riding on car hood

April 14, 2013
The Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) - Police say a Honolulu teen whose body was found in front of Sandy Beach may have been riding on the hood of a moving car.

Lt. Robert Towne told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser that the 17-year-old boy's head injuries and evidence at the scene suggest he was engaged in a stunt known as "hood surfing" or "ghost riding."

A patrol officer found the boy unresponsive Friday on Kalanianaole Highway.

Investigators found no evidence at the scene of a vehicle hitting the boy, and autopsy showed that his injuries were not consistent with a hit-and-run accident.

The Medical Examiner's office identified him as Boydshiro A. Maycry.

Maycry's family said he had been cruising with his brother, relatives and friends at Sandy Beach.



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