Man, 19, Dies in Minnesota Skateboarding Accident
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - St. Paul police say a 19-year-old man has died after a skateboarding accident.
The victim is identified as Gunnar Miller of Eagan. Miller had been skateboarding in the Merriam Park area when the accident happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday.
St. Paul Police spokesman Sgt. Paul Paulos says Miller had been holding onto the side mirror of a friend's car when Miller let go, fell and hit his head on the street.
Paulos says paramedics took Miller to Regions Hospital, where he died Tuesday night.
Miller was not wearing a helmet. Reports say the 23-year-old man who was driving the car was not ticketed.