61°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Man killed while riding motorized skateboard

2 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Monday, January 26 2015 Jan 26, 2015 January 26, 2015 9:18 AM January 26, 2015 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

COVINGTON - Covington police say a 31-year-old man died when he fell off his motorized skateboard.

Chief Tim Lentz said in a news release that Jerry Siles Jr. was riding his gas powered skateboard Sunday afternoon when he lost control and was thrown to the ground.

Lentz says Siles was not wearing a helmet.

He says Siles was taken to St. Tammany Parish Hospital and later transferred to North Oaks Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

More News

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days