Bradenton skateboarder dies after being hit by car

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Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014 11:48 pm

BRADENTON- A 17 year old boy has died after being hit by a car.  According to Bradenton Police, on Sunday evening around 9:30, the teen was skateboarding through the intersection of Manatee Avenue and Palma Sola Boulevard, when the car hit him.  The driver of the vehicle told investigators that he didn't see the victim until it was too late to stop.

The teen died from his injuries Monday afternoon at Blake Medical Trauma Center.  The accident is still under investigation.

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