Boy hit by car seriously injured

Posted: Sunday, March 31, 2002

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A 14-year-old boy was critically injured when he was struck by a car while skateboarding, police said.

Cody Mosquito of Anchorage was skateboarding in the middle of Brayton Drive in south Anchorage Thursday evening when he was struck by a Ford Escort driven by 22-year-old Laura Wilson.

Wilson told investigators she saw the boy lying in the middle of the lane and tried unsuccessfully to avoid hitting him.

Mosquito was taken to Alaska Native Medical Center.

No arrests or citations were issued.

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