Calgary boy killed in longboarding crash

CALGARY A 12-year-old boy has been killed in a longboarding accident in southwest Calgary.

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.

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