Teen struck, killed while riding skateboard – Local 10

BREAKING NEWS RIGHT OFF THE TOP TONIGHT. TRAGEDY IN NORTH MIAMI BEACH AFTER SKATEBOARDER IS HIT AND KILLED BY A CAR. ALL HAPPENED AT NORTHEAST 137 STREET JUST FEW BLOCKS EAST OF BISCAYNE BOULEVARD AND THAT’S WHERE LOCAL “10 NEWS”REPORTER CHRISTINA IS LIVE WITH THE VERY LATEST. THAT DRIVER DID STOP AND IS COOPERATING WITH POLICE BUT I WANT TO SHOW YOU SOMETHING. THERE ARE NO SIDEWALK IN THIS COMMUNITY AND COUNT THE STEPS WITH ME, READY. 1, 2, 3, 4 5, 6, JUST 7 STEPS ACROSS A ROAD. THAT’S HOW NARROW IT IS. WITH THE POSTED SPEEDOMETER AT 15 MILES PER HOUR THE FACT SHE DIED ON SCENE MAKE NEIGHBORS AND FAMILY BELIEVE THE DRIVER WAS SPEEDING. IN A HEART BEAT SHE WAS GONE. THE 19-YEAR-OLD JUST BLOCK FROM HIS HER HOME ON HER SKATE BOARD GOING NORTHBOUND ON NORTHEAST 23 AVENUE WHEN A DRIVER OF WHITE FORD SEDAN TRAVELING EASTBOUND POLICE SAY ON NORTHEAST 137 STREET SLAMMED INTO HER KILLING HER. DRIVER VERY COOPERATIVE WITH OUR INVESTIGATION. BEING DETAINED BY OUR POLICE OFF DETAINED BY OUR POLICE OFFICERS. HE IS COOPERATING FULLY WITH THE INVESTIGATION. THE ROAD CRISSCROSS GO THROUGH THE COMMUNITY ARE NARROW. WHILE THE 19-YEAR-OLD FAMILY AND BOYFRIEND ARE DEVASTATED STRUGGLING WITH THE REALIZATION SHE IS GONE, THEY ARE ALSO FUME ARE ALSO FUMING. TELLING US THEY WANT TO SEE SPEED BUMP ADDED TO THE COMMUNITY TO PREVENT ANOTHER DEATH. SO MANY CHILDREN IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD AND THERE NEEDS TO BE SPEED BUMP IN HERE. SPEED LIMIT IS 15 MILES PER HOUR. THERE IS NO REASON WHY ANYBODY SHOULD DIE FROM THAT. CHARGES AGAINST THE DRIVER ARE PENDING OUTCOME OF THE POLICE INVESTIGATION. REPORTING LIVE FOR YOU TONIGHT

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