Published: Saturday, September 1, 2012
Updated: Saturday, September 1, 2012 20:09
View the story "NJ teen dies after sticking head out of party bus" on Storify] NJ teen dies after sticking head out of party bus 16-year-old Daniel Fernandez died after sticking his head out of the roof of a double-decker party bus Saturday and striking part of an overpass.
Storified by Stephen Green · Sat, Sep 01 2012 17:49:10
A 16-year-old teen in New Jersey died on his way to a friends sweet 16 party after sticking his head out of the roof of a double-decker party bus, according to police reports.
Sweet 16 Aboard Party Bus Ends in Fatality - Colorado&'s 740 KVOR ...Emergency responders rushed Fernandez to Hackensack Medical Center as his classmates took to twitter with the hashtag #staystrongdan an...
Sitting here with your blood on my foot wishing this was all a bad dream. I love you so much dan you were there for me till the last secondVicky Budz
News got out quickly of Daniel Fernandez's death on Twitter and other social media where the #StayStrongDan hashtag spread like wildfire.
#staystrongdan R.I.P Daniel Fernandez! i may not have known u but im so sorry that happened to you! My condolences to your family <3Cynthia Ponce
#staystrongdanYou did not deserve to die and at 16. Rest in paradise. My prayers are with your family and friends.Renny Hunter
Fernandez was rushed to Hackensack Medical Center where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Hospital officials described his injuries as severe head trauma but did not wish to elaborate more.
A security guard on the bus told a local news station he asked the teens not to open the hatch on the roof several times but they didn't listen.
Teen killed after sticking head through party bus roof near George ...21 hours ago ... Twitter photo showing Daniel Fernandez of Sayreville, N.J. who was killed when he apparently stuck his head through th...
Alex Franco, 41, the security guard on the bus, said he went to the first floor of the bus to tell the driver it was too hot. Franco said many of the 65 teens on the bus were dancing and made the temperature too hot for some.
Dan Fernandez, words can't describe the hurt from knowing you're gone. You were like a brother to me and alw http://instagr.am/p/PCXItEh8DF/Vicky Budz
Fernandez was a junior at Queens Catholic School. He died approximately 6:40 p.m. at Hackensack Medical Center. A candlelight vigil is currently being planned.