Skateboarder hit in Penticton crosswalk

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PENTICTON – A 12-year-old boy was hit in a crosswalk on a Penticton street last night and is now in Vancouver Children's Hospital with serious injuries.

RCMP say the collision happened at around 6:13 p.m., Feb. 11, at the intersection of Main Street and Industrial Avenue.

The driver of a 2012 Dodge pickup was making a left-hand turn from Main Street onto Industrial Avenue when he hit the boy on the skateboard who was riding in the crosswalk, according to a RCMP media release.

Officers from the RCMP Municipal Traffic section and the Southeast District Traffic Services reconstructionist are investigating.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

— This story was updated at 11 p.m., Monday, Feb. 12, 2016 to correct information provided by RCMP.

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