CALGARY — A 12-year-old boy has been killed in a longboarding accident in southwest Calgary.
Police say the boy was boarding down an alley in Millrise when he lost control, careened onto the street, and crashed into a cable barrier.
The boy’s throat was crushed.
An off-duty paramedic administered first aid until emergency officials arrived.
The boy was then rushed to Rockyview Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
It’s believed he was wearing a helmet.