Bradenton Skater Killed

Friends remember teen skater killed in Bradenton crash

BRADENTON – Andrew Rothfuss sat by a pillar at the skate park on Tuesday. Under his feet, the words “R.I.P. Brett Hoover” were scratched into his brand new skateboard. His friend Andrew Rothfuss, 16, shares a photo of his deceased friend, William B. Hoover Tuesday afternoon at the Bradenton Riverwalk Skatepark. The two friends would spend nights at the skatepark practicing their skills. “We’d be passed out, sitting right here at the pillars,” Rothfuss said.AMARIS CASTILLO/Bradenton Herald

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