Police: Boy dies after being hit by car in Miramar

Boy, 11, hit by car while riding his skateboard, says police

Published On: Mar 28 2013 09:26:09 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 29 2013 11:07:22 AM EDT
Miramar child hit
MIRAMAR, Fla. -

Police say a boy who was hit by a car while riding his skateboard on Thursday has died.

The 11-year-old boy was hit late Thursday afternoon in the 5000 block of SW 136th Avenue in Miramar, said police.

Authorities said the boy was taken to Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital by air rescue where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car did stay on the scene and is cooperating with police.

After the accident, police said the driver went running door-to-door looking for help for the boy.