Skateboarder found dead in Arab late Sunday night

Northeast Alabama

ARAB, Ala. – Arab Police say someone died while skateboarding late Sunday night. Shane Washburn, the assistant Chief of Arab Police, tells us emergency personnel responded to Fry Gap Road just before 11:00 p.m.

Washburn says the victim had been riding a motorized skate board.

A witness told WHNT News 19 the victim was hit in what was described as a hit-and-run, but Washburn says there is no evidence at the scene to support that. He says investigators don’t believe the person was hit by a vehicle.

The incident happened off Fry Gap Road near the Arab City Park.

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