Skateboarder hit, killed in crash early Thursday morning

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GREENVILLE (WSPA) – A Duncan man is dead after the coroner says he was struck by an SUV while riding a skateboard on a road early Thursday morning.

Timothy Michael Fessler II, 30, died at the scene on Augusta Road according to the Greenville County Coroner.

Investigators say Fessler was skate boarding north along the 6100 block of Augusta Road when he tried to cross the road at the intersection with East Gantt Street.

Fessler was struck by the SUV around 12:50 am. The victim died from injuries to his chest.

The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Greenville County Coroner’s Office are investigating the death.

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