A La Jolla man died from injuries suffered during a skateboarding accident near his home, according to a published report.
Justin Tomerlin, 27, was riding his skateboard down a hill on Moonlight Lane Saturday, March 20 when he fell and hit his head, our online media partner the La Jolla Light reported.
A family friend said a wheel may have locked and led to the crash, according to the Omaha World-Herald.
Tomerlin was placed on life support but was declared brain dead on Monday, March 22, according to the paper.
A former football player for Nebraska University, Tomerlin was a salesman with Health Fusion in La Jolla, a healthcare information technologies firm.
He was considered one of the leaders at the company according to Chris Neppes, a friend of Tomerlin's who is Health Fusion's marketing director.
"He was a magnificent human being and a very driven and amazing athlete," Neppes told the La Jolla Light. "He was just a real inspiration to be around."