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Man, 19, dies after 'car surfing' in Brampton

BRAMPTON, Ont. – A 19-year-old man has died of his injuries after falling from a vehicle while “car surfing” in Brampton.

Peel police said he was riding on the trunk of a Honda Civic in a parking lot, in the Father Tobin and Bramalea roads area, at around 2 p.m.

He fell off the vehicle and hit his head on the pavement.

He was taken to a Brampton hospital and then transferred to a trauma centre in Toronto. He died Wednesday night.

Police charged the 16-year-old driver with criminal negligence cause bodily harm and dangerous driving cause bodily harm. Those charges are expected to be upgraded.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is being to call Peel police or Crime Stoppers.