Homemade skateboard rocket explodes, kills student

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Investigators on Tuesday were trying to figure out what caused a homemade rocket attached to a skateboard to explode, killing a Southern California high school student and injuring his friend.
Bernard Moon, 18, of Thousand Oaks died after the blast Monday night. A 17-year-old had minor injuries and was released from the hospital Tuesday.
The two senior honor students were from Thousand Oaks High School. The blast took place in a courtyard at Madrona Elementary School in Thousand Oaks.
The teens were experimenting with a skateboard attached to a homemade rocket as an engine, authorities said. The rocket

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