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OC teen skateboarder killed in car crash

A map indicates the location where a 14-year-old was struck by a car and killed while trying to retrieve a skateboard on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013.
January 13, 2013 12:00:00 AM PST
A 14-year-old boy was killed after being struck by a car in Placentia. The child was trying to retrieve his skateboard.

Police say the boy was struck by a pick-up truck on Rose Drive, just north of Castner Drive Friday night.

The driver, who remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation, was not arrested or cited, police said. The teen was taken to Western Medical Center in Santa Ana, where he was pronounced dead. His identity was not released.

If you have any information about this incident, you're urged to contact Placentia police at (714) 933-8258.


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