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Fatal Skateboarding Accident


La Crosse, Wisconsin (WXOW) - La Crosse Police say a teenage skateboarder was killed in a traffic crash Thursday afternoon.

It happened around 2:30pm near the intersection of 26th and Farnam streets.

According to officers at the scene, the driver of a pick-up truck struck the 17-year old boy as he skated off the sidewalk and onto Farnam street. The boy was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police have not released the names of the victim or driver.

The case is still under investigation.

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