Student killed, may have been playing car jumping game

FLOYD COUNTY, Ga.- A student was killed while allegedly playing a dangerous car jumping game Friday night. 

Floyd Co. police believe that 16-year-old Kobe Thomas was playing a game with the goal to jump over a moving car. Police confirmed that Thomas was hit by the car and passed away due to his injuries. 

The game has been popularized by .

There will be a funeral service held for Thomas this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The service will be arranged by F.K. Jones Funeral Home in Rome, Ga. 

Grief counselors were made available to students at Model High School after Thomas' death. Thomas transferred to Model High School from Pepperell High School where he used to play basketball. 


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