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Photos: Five Years Later, Max Caputo's Death Still Resonates

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.

Rich Kane September 05, 2011 at 04:37 AM
Thanks Julie, I forwarded your link to Marilynn ...

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