09/26/2013 05:05 pm ET

18-Year-Old Killed Skateboarding Alongside Truck


SUNNYSIDE — A young man skateboarding while holding onto a truck was was killed Thursday when he lost his grip and slipped beneath the wheels, police said.

Alexander Ciszewski, 18, of Sunnyside, was hanging onto the right side of a white box truck driving eastbound on 47th Avenue near 32nd Place when he lost his grip and fell just before 11:40 a.m., police said.

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