9 Year Old Skateboarder Killed After Being Struck By Minivan

Date 2014/3/24 4:38:43 | Topic: News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City police say a minivan struck two children riding a skateboard, killing one of the children and injuring the other.
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The Kansas City Star reports the accident occurred Saturday evening outside an apartment. Police say the minivan driver was headed west when the two children came down a hill on the skateboard.

Sgt. Bill Mahoney says the driver stopped but not in time. He says 9-year-old Jordan Hale was killed in the accident, and a 6-year-old boy on the skateboard was severely injured. Mahoney says the 6-year-old boy, who was not identified, was in serious condition Sunday.

He says the boys are believed to be from the area.

Police are investigating to determine if speed was a factor in the accident.



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