Skateboarder dies after hitting NYC bus

Skateboarder dies after hitting NYC bus

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NEW YORK (AP) - A skateboarder has died after riding into the back of a bus at a Brooklyn intersection.

Police say it happened around 1 a.m. Thursday.

The 25-year-old skateboarder died at Kings County Hospital.

Police say he was going south on Rockaway Parkway. He hit the rear of the bus, which was eastbound on East New York Avenue.

His name was not immediately released.

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