PALM BAY, Fla. - Police say a 19-year-old is recovering after a botched attempt to jump over a moving car in Palm Bay.
Police say Barreto was attempting the jump for a video to show his athletic prowess to college football recruiters. Barreto graduated from West Melbourne Christian Academy two years ago and played for the now defunct Brevard Grizzlies, an amateur football team.
Palm Bay police spokeswoman Yvonne Martinez says he's ucky his injuries weren't worse. Police say Barreto was likely trying to simulate videos he's seen on the Internet.
Barreto's brother was filming as another brother drove the car he tried to jump over.