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East Texas teen dies after 'car surfing' incident

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EMORY, TX (KLTV) - Nineteen-year-old Christopher Price of Gladewater died Monday afternoon from injuries sustained during a "car surfing" incident.

According to Smith County Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Mitch Shamburger, Price suffered severe injuries after falling from the top of a moving vehicle in the 300 block of County Road 3446 near Emory. He was taken to Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler where he died from his injuries.

According to a witness, the vehicle Price was riding on top of fled the scene before authorities arrived. A description of the vehicle involved is unknown at this time.

KLTV is working to bring you more details regarding this incident.

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