Omaha man on skateboard dies in Mills Co. crash

MILLS COUNTY, Iowa - A 19-year-old Omaha man has died after he was hit by an SUV while riding a skateboard in Mills County, according to the Iowa State Patrol.

The incident happened on Interstate 29 around 2 a.m. Saturday.

The state patrol says a woman driving a Toyota 4Runner in the left lane of I-29 was passing a semi when she collided with Tyler Givens-Dunn, who was on a skateboard.

Friends tell our partners at the Omaha World-Herald that Givens-Dunn was on his way to the nearest gas station after the car he was riding in ran out of gas. He had been on his way home from a concert with friends.

The driver of the Toyota was identified as Sarah Perry of North Carolina.

 

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