One Killed In Abingdon Incident

ABINGDON — A 15-year-old Washington County male is dead after being struck by a vehicle while standing on the hood.

Investigators say a 16-year-old Washington County female was driving on Childress Hollow Road when her passenger got out of the vehicle and crawled onto the hood with the intention of “hood surfing.”

The teenager slid off the hood. The driver was unable to brake in time, hitting the male. The incident remains under investigation.