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Ashburn man charged with involuntary manslaughter following car surfing incident

Shafin Karim

An 18-year-old Ashburn man was charged Tuesday in connection with an Aug. 5 car surfing incident that ended with the death of a Sterling teen.

Shafin Karim was charged with reckless driving and involuntary manslaughter.

Karim was driving the vehicle 17-year-old Mohammad U. Khalid fell from in the Dulles Crossing Plaza.

Khalid died from his injuries Aug. 8 at Inova Fairfax hospital.

According to reports, Khalid “alighted onto the trunk area of a Subaru being driven by Karim.”

The teen fell from the vehicle as Karim attempted to turn in the parking lot.

The case was investigated by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit and reviewed by the Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney's Office. Karim was released from the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on a $12,500 bond.

A preliminary hearing is set for Oct. 9 in Loudoun District Court.


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