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Driver Hits Skateboarder at Intersection

Driver Hits and Injures SkateboarderGRANTS PASS, Ore. — A driver hits and injures a teenager on Saturday at a downtown intersection. Police say the juvenile was using a cell phone while skating across Southeast L Street in Grants Pass and did not stop. The driver, an 84-year-old woman did not see the boy until she truck him with the front of her vehicle.

Police say the boy suffers non-life-threatening injuries. He went to Three Rivers Medical Center for treatment. The driver was not cited. However, police cited the skateboarder for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.