STATESVILLE, N.C. (WJZY) – A skateboarder is dead and an investigation is underway in Statesville, police said Saturday.
Officers responded to calls regarding the incident around 6 a.m. on Davie Ave. by Ramsey Court. An 18-year-old boy was found suffering from injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.
Statesville resident Shirley Lyalls, 67, was driving westbound on Davie and the teen was on a skateboard and was also traveling westbound and the preliminary report indicates the skateboarder was struck by a vehicle, according to the police report.
Lyalls remained on the scene.
There is no mention of any charges and this remains an active investigation.