A teenager was killed while riding a skateboard


Pensacola, Fl

Authorities said a boy was hit by a pickup truck while riding a skateboard on a residential road in the San Diego Country Estates neighborhood of Ramona.

The death occurred around 7:20 pm. Said Jeff Christie, a California Highway Patrol officer on Barona Mesa Road near La Plata Court, in a neighborhood south of San Vicente Road.

Kristi said two teenage boys were riding east in the east lane of Barona Mesa, while another teenager was riding an eastbound bike down the west lane. He said that when a 20-year-old Ramona man was driving a 2001 Ford F-150 heading east on Baruna Mesa Road, he came around a left bend in the road, in front of the truck was a boy, who was riding his skateboard in the middle of the eastern lane. .

The officer said the driver immediately stopped and began providing medical assistance to the victim. Medical staff also responded, but the young man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has been withheld pending notification to the family.


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