Skateboarding accident in Okaloosa County leaves one teen with life-threatening injuries

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A skateboarder is in critical condition after an accident in Okaloosa County.

State troopers say an SUV was stopped on top of a hill on 20th Street near Pine Avenue in Niceville.

At the same time, 17 year-old Kenneth Moss was skateboarding on 20th Street.

According to a report, as the driver of the SUV let off the brakes, Moss grabbed onto the vehicle in order to get a speed boost down the hill.

Troopers say Moss lost his balanace and fell on the pavement.

He wasn't wearing any safety equipment.

Moss was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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