Teen charged in 'jump the car' death of 16-year-old

Floyd police are expected to announce charges against the driver of a car that hit and killed a teenager playing a popular Youtube game.

ROME, Ga. (AP) - A police spokesman says a juvenile has been charged in the death of another Georgia teen after a game called "jump the car" turned deadly.
    
Jerome Poole, a spokesman for the Floyd County Police Department, tells the Rome News-Tribune that an unidentified juvenile was charged Thursday with felony vehicular homicide, reckless driving and violation of his provisional license.
    
Poole says a complete report will be available Friday morning.
    
Authorities have said they believe teenager Kobe Thomas was playing a game called "jump the car" when he was struck and fatally injured last Friday.
    
The game involves jumping over a car as it approaches.
    
Thomas died from his injuries Sunday.

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