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Crash alert: 13-year-old boy riding skateboard struck and killed by SUV

by Ponce Law | November 3rd, 2020

MURFREESBORO, TN – A teenager riding a skateboard was struck and killed by an SUV in Rutherford County over the weekend, WSMV reports.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the victim, a 13-year-old boy, was on the 700 block of Powell’s Chapel Roat in Murfreesboro Saturday when he was hit by a Ford Expedition.

Family members identified the boy as Nathaniel “Nate” Elijah Isbell of LaVergne.  He was an eighth-grade student at Rock Springs Middle School in Smyrna.

The driver of the vehicle involved will not face any charges, troopers said.

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