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Sunnyside teenager killed in Long Island City skateboarding accident

Location of incident (file shot)

Location of incident (file shot)

Sept. 26, 2013 By Christian Murray

A Sunnyside teenager was killed in a skateboard accident in Long Island City Thursday morning.

The police said that Alexander Ciszewski, 18, was holding on to the passenger side of a white 2005 GMC box truck while skateboarding eastbound on 47th Ave between 32nd Place and 33rd Street when he lost control. Upon losing control, he fell underneath the rear wheel of the vehicle.

EMS responded to the scene and transported Ciszewski, who lived at 42-09 47th Avenue, to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced DOA.

The investigation is ongoing.

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