Teenager Dies After Falling Off Hood Of Moving Car

MILBANK, S.D. (AP) – A teenager died over the weekend after falling off the hood of a moving car in Grant County.

The Highway Patrol says the 16-year-old boy was riding on the hood as the car traveled along a rural road, and his foot got caught on the front bumper and he was dragged beneath the vehicle.

It happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. Sunday, about 5 ½ miles southeast of Milbank. The boy was flown to a Sioux Falls hospital, where he later died.

The patrol says charges are pending against the 16-year-old boy who was driving the car.

Neither boy was immediately identified.

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