Car Surfing Death Leads To Homicide Charge

Another reason to go surf: there are people out there literally dying to do so. I don’t know about you guys, but I did some pretty stupid stuff when I was a teenager. But standing on the hood of a car as it hits a tree? Not smart at all, and in this case, deadly.


Car Surfing

Car surfing should only be attempted by professionals…


As reported on www.msnbc.msn.com

A teenager from Sussex has been found guilty of homicide by negligent operation of a vehicle in connection with a deadly car surfing crash last summer.

Michael Hollnagel entered a no contest plea in a Waukesha County court.
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The criminal complaint says the 18 year old was driving a car in Menomonee Falls while his friend Brian Jackson was riding on the hood.

Jackson was thrown from the car and killed after the vehicle hit a tree.

Hollnagel will be sentenced in March. He faces up to 5 years in prison and 5 years extended supervision.