THP: Teen dead after being hit by car while riding skateboard

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Powell’s Chapel Road crash scene.

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A teen has died after being hit by a car in Rutherford County Saturday night.

According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, a 2017 Ford Expedition was traveling southbound in the 7700 block of Powells Chapel Road when it hit a 13-year-old boy who was riding a skateboard in the roadway down a hill.

The teen was killed while the driver of the Expedition was not injured.

No other information has been released.

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