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Authorities Seek Witnesses To Santa Clarita ‘Hot Boarding’ Crash

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SANTA CLARITA (CBS) — Authorities put out a call Tuesday for anyone who may have witnessed a crash involving a skateboarder who was fatally injured while “hot boarding.”

Edward Culhane, 35, suffered head injuries in the crash that occurred about 5 p.m. Saturday on Cedarsfall Drive east of Urbandale Avenue.

He was taken to Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital where he died Monday.

The alleged driver, 33-year-old Ryan Howell, was booked on suspicion of driving under the influence, according to the Sheriff’s Department.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Detective Jeff Maag at (661) 255-1121.

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