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Miami Teen Killed in Go Kart Crash

15-year-old dies from injuries after hitting parked truck



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    KATHMANDU, NEPAL - APRIL 21: A protester rides a go-cart past burning tires as tens of thousands of Nepalese protesters march on the streets against the Monarchy of King Gyanedra during the second day of an imposed curfew April 21, 2006 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The King of Nepal spoke tonight on TV to try and solve the political crisis but opposition parties, rejecting his speech are calling for more protests against his absolute rule vowing to continue their fight for a new constitution. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

    A Miami Shores teen died Sunday after the Go Kart he was riding ran into a parked truck.

    Tavaris Payne, 15, hit the truck on Northwest 80th Street near Seventh Avenue shortly before 7 p.m., according to the Miami Herald.

    Payne's mother, Dashun, said her son had been hanging out with friends before returning home for a snack. He left his home and was riding on the Kart, which belongs to a friend, when the accident happened.

    Dashun Payne said Tavaris was into cars and machines and wanted to be a mechanic when he grew up.