Police: 14-year-old dies after twins on skateboards struck by vehicle in Kane County


KANE COUNTY, Ill. — One 14-year-old twin has died after the pair was struck by a vehicle Monday night while skateboarding in Plato Township, police said.

At around 5:30 p.m., Kane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 39W200 block of Highland Avenue in Plato Township on the report of two juveniles struck by a vehicle.

Deputies learned that two twin brothers, 14, of Pingree Grove, were skateboarding when they were struck. The boys were taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital in serious condition.

One of the boys died, police said Thursday.

The driver of the vehicle stopped and was transported to the hospital for a toxicology test.


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