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15 YEAR OLD SKATEBOARDER HIT BY VEHICLE (Update)

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SIOUX CITY POLICE SAY THE 15-YEAR-OLD BOY INJURED IN A SKATEBOARDING CRASH EARLY THURSDAY MORNING REMAINS HOSPITALIZED.IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

POLICE SAY THE BOY WAS SKATEBOARDING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE 2400 BLOCK OF SOUTH LEWIS BOULEVARD AROUND 4:45 A.M. THAT MORNING WHEN HE WAS STRUCK BY A VEHICLE..

INVESTIGATORS SAY THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE WAS UNABLE TO AVOID A COLLISION BECAUSE OF THE DARK CONDITIONS ON THAT STRETCH OF THE ROADWAY.

THE NAME OF THE VICTIM HAS NOT BEEN RELEASED.

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A 15 YEAR OLD BOY WAS INJURED IN A SKATEBOARDING CRASH EARLY THIS MORNING. SIOUX CITY POLICE WERE CALLED TO THE NORTHBOUND LANE OF 2400 SOUTH LEWIS BOULEVARD AT 4:48 A.M.
UPON ARRIVAL, OFFICERS FOUND A 15 YEAR OLD WHO WAS ALLEGEDLY RIDING A SKATEBOARD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD.
THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE WAS UNABLE TO AVOID A COLLISION DUE TO THE LACK OF SEEING THE JUVENILE AND THE DARKNESS OF THE ROAD.
THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO A LOCAL HOSPITAL WITH LIFE-THREATENING INJURIES.