Did YouTube Influence San Clemente Christmas Tree Surfers?

Could the 18-year-old who suffered head injuries after Christmas tree surfing in San Clemente been among the 1,000 viewers of the YouTube video above?

Genius was atop a Christmas tree being dragged behind an SUV on Sunday night when he slammed into a parked car and was hospitalized with head injuries.

The vehicle was going about 25 mph when the female driver took a corner and the tree veered wide and crashed, according to Orange County sheriff's deputies, who added the driver fled and the injured tree surfer and a buddy claimed they did not know her.

The injured kid was treated for moderate head injuries, but he is expected to survive.

Well, he's expected to survive this time.


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