Student dies of injuries after being hit on skateboard

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2000

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A student at Service High School died Thursday of injuries he suffered when he was hit by a a tow truck while skateboarding in the middle of a major street early Sunday.

Brian Russell, 16, was skateboarding around 1 a.m. when he was hit by the tow truck. He suffered massive head injuries.

Russell was wearing dark clothing and the driver said he didn't seen the youth, according to police.

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