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Skateboarder struck by vehicle near Billings skate park

Posted at 2:13 PM, May 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-28 16:13:58-04

A skateboarder was struck by a vehicle and injured near the skate park in downtown Billings Thursday afternoon.

The 10-year-old boy was heading east on Minnesota Avenue just before 1 p.m. when he cut between stopped northbound cars at the intersection of South 27th Street, Billings police wrote in a tweet.

He was struck by a vehicle heading north of South 27th Street when he emerged into a clear lane.

Police said he suffered a minor injury and was transported to a local hospital.