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17-Year Old Skateboarder Killed In Hit-And-Run

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A teenage skateboarder was killed in a hit and run and police are asking for the public's help.The incident took place at the intersection of Bear and Gage Avenues in Bell around 11:20 p.m. Saturday night. The skater, identified by ABC 7 as 17-year old Joshua Maldonado, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Tom Rodriguez of the Bell Police Department told City News Service that the suspect's car was described as a 2000s light-silver, small import car with moderate to major damage on its front end.

Anyone with information is being asked to call detectives with the Bell PD at (323) 585-1245, ext. 254.