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Two hurt in 'hot-boarding' incident in Ocean Beach neighborhood in San Diego

April 1, 2011 | 11:19 am

Ksd2o1nc Two men in their early 20s were injured -- one seriously -- while engaging in the increasingly popular but dangerous sport of late-night "hot-boarding," police said Friday.

The two were skateboarding in the Ocean Beach neighborhood of San Diego after 2 a.m. while being towed by a vehicle, police said.

The car was going too fast for the two to hang on and so they let go. One fell off his board and suffered scrapes.

The other hot-boarder collided with a 1999 Chevrolet truck driven by a man in his mid-20s, suffering serious head injuries, police said. He is listed in critical condition at a local hospital.

The vehicle towing the two sped off after the two let go, police said.



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