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Skateboarder struck and killed by SUV in southern Oregon

A 15-year-old boy was struck and killed in Grants Pass, according to police.

Posted: Nov. 15, 2017 10:12 AM

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) - Oregon State Police say a 15-year-old skateboarder was struck and killed by a vehicle in Grants Pass.

The agency says the teenager was traveling downhill at 7 p.m. Tuesday he entered Elk Lane and was hit by a Mercedes SUV. He died at the scene.

The Mercedes was occupied by a 32-year-old Grants Pass woman and her 9-year-old daughter. Police said Wednesday the driver does not appear to be at fault.

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