Cincinnati Police Traffic Unit is investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy who was skateboarding in the street and hit by a vehicle Saturday evening.
The 14-year-old boy was skateboarding on Basset Avenue around 7:00pm Saturday evening. The boy entered the intersection of Bassett Avenue and Fairbanks Avenue when he failed to stop at a stop sign. He was then struck by a vehicle driven by 71-year-old James McNamara.
The boy was taken to Children's Hospital where he died. McNamara was not injured in the crash.