How Twerking Led To Teen’s Tragic Death

Dance move triggered death for one teen.

“The parents of Alex Desalis, 16, say he was twerking on the hood of a Jeep when he slipped and became pinned under the vehicle, WXIA-TV reports.

“It wasn’t a car surfing adventure,” Desalis’ father, Kenneth Guthrie told WXIA-TV. “It was him climbing up on his friend’s [vehicle]-the hood of the car, on all fours, more than likely being funny, trying to get a laugh by twerking.”

The driver of the Jeep, a female friend of Desalis, has yet to be charged but the teen’s parents say they hope she will escape punishment.” [READ MORE]