Skateboarder dies after crashing into MTA bus

The man on the skateboard died after he slammed into the rear of an MTA bus near this intersection in Brooklyn. Credit: Google Maps
The man on the skateboard died after he slammed into the rear of an MTA bus near this intersection in Brooklyn. Credit: Google Maps

A skateboarder died after he collided with an MTA bus in Brooklyn early Thursday morning, police said.

The man, 25, was riding southbound on Rockaway Parkway when he struck the rear of an MTA bus traveling eastbound on East New York Avenue shortly before 1 a.m., police said.

The man was transported to Kings County Hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity has not been released.


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