police-light-bar1.jpgA skateboarder who was fatally struck by a truck after rolling through a red light in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood on Wednesday has been identified by the medical examiner’s office as 34-year-old Justin Stone.

Stone, a San Francisco resident, was riding his skateboard through the intersection of Eddy and Jones streets at about 11:55 a.m. Wednesday when he was hit by a white pickup truck, police said.

He was taken to San Francisco General Hospital where he died at about 1:15 p.m.
The driver of the truck stopped and cooperated with investigators. The crash remains under investigation but appears to be “just an unfortunate accident,” police spokesman Officer Albie Esparza said.

Dan McMenamin, Bay City News

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