Friday marked the five-year anniversary of the death of 17-year-old Max Caputo, a Laguna Beach High student and avid skimboarder, who was killed by a hit-and-run driver while riding his bike near the corner of Coast Hwy. and Upland Road in the early morning hours of August 19, 2006. The case has never been solved.
A bronze plaque on a wall marks the accident site.
To read a 2006 Orange County Register story about the incident, click here.
If you have any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the hit-and-run driver, call the at 949-497-0701 and speak to the detective on the case.
All images were photographed on August 19 and 20, 2011.