Skateboarder killed in hit and run along the North Freeway

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police said a man skateboarding on the sidewalk along the North Freeway was hit and killed by a driver who took off.

It happened just before 1:30 Friday morning on the feeder of the North Freeway near Parker.

Police said a man in his 20s was riding his skateboard when a driver came off the traffic lanes and hit the skateboarder on the sidewalk.

Police said that they only know that it was a dark-colored vehicle.

They are asking anyone with information to come forward.
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