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Skateboarder hit, killed by truck in Harrisville

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Posted at 8:12 AM, Aug 02, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-02 10:12:13-04

HARRISVILLE — A teenage skateboarder died in Harrisville late Thursday night when he was hit by a truck.

It happened around 10:00 at 1425 N Washington Blvd. Police said the victim was skateboarding with a friend when he was hit.

The truck’s driver told police he didn’t see the boy until it was too late.

Police are investigating, but said they believe it was just a tragic accident.