Grants Pass High School Student Killed in Skateboard Accident

GRANTS PASS, Ore.- On November 14th at 7:00pm, OSP Troopers responded to a car vs. pedestrian fatal crash at the intersection of Elk Lane and Majestic Drive.

Posted: Nov. 15, 2017 10:30 AM
Updated: Nov. 15, 2017 3:37 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore.- On November 14th at 7:00pm, OSP Troopers responded to a car vs. pedestrian fatal crash at the intersection of Elk Lane and Majestic Drive.

The preliminary investigation revealed a fourteen year old juvenile ,on a long board skateboard, was traveling downhill on Majestic Drive when he entered onto Elk Lane. When he entered Elk Lane he was struck by a southbound Mercedes SUV. The juvenile suffered fatal injuries and was declared deceased on scene by medical personnel.

Police say the driver is cooperating with the investigation and is not suspected of any wrong doing.

Elk Lane was closed for approximately two hours while OSP Troopers conducted the investigation. OSP was assisted on scene by AMR and Rural Metro Fire Department.

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