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Wichita teenager dies after falling off skateboard

April 11, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita teenager who was hurt when he fell off a skateboard has died.

Wichita police said Thursday that a 15-year-old boy died from injuries he suffered Sunday. His name has not been released.

Officer Charley Davidson previously said the boy fell off his skateboard and hit his head on the ground near Edgemoor Park.

The boy was found lying in the street and was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

The Wichita Eagle reports he was one of two teens holding onto a vehicle by the car’s open windows. The other teenager let go of the car and safely stopped on his skateboard.

A 16-year-old boy was driving the car. Police say the three teenagers were friends.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com