Skateboarder killed on US 17 near Leland


BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — A Leland man was hit and killed while riding his skateboard on U.S 17 Monday night in Brunswick County.

It happened just before 8:45 p.m. near Goodman Road, which is about 2 miles south of Leland.

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According to the NC Highway Patrol, Gregory Lindsay Jr., 27, was riding a skateboard southbound on U.S. 17 in the northbound lanes.

Investigators say a truck driven by Florence Stanley was heading north on U.S. 17 and hit Lindsay.

Lindsay died as a result of the injuries.  There were no injuries to the occupants of the Toyota pickup truck.

Investigators say no charges will be filed against Stanley.