Posted: Aug 17, 2013 11:47 PM by MTN News
BILLINGS- A man died in Billings Saturday afternoon when he was run over by a pickup truck he was holding on to while riding on a skateboard.
The Billings Police Department said the accident took place at 54th Street West and Walter Hagen Drive shortly before 2:00 p.m. on Saturday.
The police report that witnesses saw two males holding on to the side of a pickup truck while riding skateboards before one of them lost control of the board and fell underneath the truck.
The 20-year-old male was then run over by the vehicle.
The man was transported to St. Vincent Healthcare but police report the man died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
Police say the driver of the truck, a 21-year-old male, is cooperating with the investigation.
The victim's name has not yet been released.