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Jackson teen on skateboard hit by car

Posted: 8:41 AM, Dec 17, 2015
Updated: 2015-12-17 08:41:11-05

A Jackson County teenager is in critical condition after being hit by a car while on his skateboard.

Police in Blackman Township say the 15-year-old was hit around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday on Page Avenue near Watts Road.

Authorities say the boy has severe head trauma.

The teen had been skateboarding in the middle of the dark road early Wednesday, when a driver hit him.

Police say the driver did not see the boy, and that speed and alcohol are not factors in the crash.