Teen struck by car in Independence while skateboarding

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. - A 14-year-old boy was struck by a car while skateboarding in Independence early Monday evening.

The teen was hit near eastbound 40 Highway at Sterling Avenue around 5:30 p.m.

He was taken to an area hospital by ambulance, but his injuries are not life-threatening. Police say the driver stayed on the scene.

The incident is under investigation.

Stay with KSHB.com for updates.

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