Skateboarder Killed by Vehicle that was Towing Him

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FLOWER MOUND, Texas (AP) - Flower Mound police say a teenage skateboarder was killed when he fell from his skateboard and was run over by the vehicle that was towing him.

Police have not released the names of either the 15-year-old victim or the 16-year-old driver.

The accident took place in an elementary school parking lot.

Police say the skateboarder was taken by helicopter to a hospital in critical condition. He later died.

Officer Steve Caldwell says an investigation was under way and charges had not yet been filed against the driver.