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CHP locates family of man who was seriously injured in Santa Paula crash

SANTA PAULA, Calif. - The California Highway Patrol said Tuesday night that they have located the family of a man who was seriously injured when he was struck by a car while riding a skateboard near Santa Paula.

Authorities had asked for help in locating the family Tuesday afternoon.

Last week, the 20-year-old man who was riding a skateboard was struck by a vehicle near Santa Paula.

The man suffered major injuries and was transported to the hospital for treatment.

Originally identified as a "John Doe," he has now been identified as Eduardo Cardel Hernandez.

Hernandez suffered serious head injuries and remains hospitalized.

A GoFundMe page has been created to help pay for his hospital bills.

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Travis Schlepp

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