A 14-year-old Boy Dies after a Skateboard Accident
A Lake Forest youth named Nestor Barrientos-Macias died of severe head injuries after a tragic accident where fell off a skateboard in a school parking lot. He succumbed to his injuries at 1:07 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo after spending three days at the medical center.
The fatal skateboard accident occurred at La Tierra Elementary School on 2410 Lindley Street. He was breathing yet unconscious when found in the school parking lot, paramedics reported. They do not know if he was wearing a helmet.
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