Teen sentenced in John Malvar skateboarding crash
(WJLA) - The teenager who was behind the wheel of a truck dragging a friend on a skateboard who fell and died will spend a weekend in juvenile detention.
ARLNow reports that the 17-year-old Washington-Lee High School student, who pleaded guilty Sept. 26 to reckless driving, received his sentence from an Arlington County judge Thursday.
The teen driver will also serve probation, perform community service and had his license revoked for half a year, ARLNow reports.
Malvar, a member of the swim team at Washington-Lee, was set to attend Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall as a freshman.