Kent-Meridian teen identified after fatal “car surfing” incident

A teenager who died while “car surfing,” in the Kent-Meridian High School parking lot has been identified as 18-year-old Lupo Benson, KIRO-TV reported.

Benson was thrown from the hood of a vehicle he was riding on just after school March 31 at 10020 SE 256th St, police said. He died from his injuries Wednesday.

Kent police were still investigating Monday, and had not yet forwarded the case to prosecutors, who will decide whether to charge the driver.