Police said the driver then pulled the car over and fled into a nearby building, where he started pushing buzzers and yelling that he was going to die. He died of his injuries at a hospital hours later, according to The Associated Press.
Nelsons family and friends remembered him as a kind and happy person.
An Uber spokeswoman told HuffPost that the company is cooperating with local law enforcement in the case.
Wasni is being held without bail in a juvenile facility.