Skateboarder killed in Destin was in town for Spring Break

Northwest Florida
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UPDATE:

The skateboarder killed in Destin early Tuesday morning has been identified as 20-year old Sean Edward Roberts of Woodstock, Georgia.

According to a GoFundMe page set up by his parents, Roberts was in Destin for Spring Break.

The GoFundMe page says his parents have no life insurance to bring their son home. The page has already raised more than $8,000.

ORIGINAL STORY:

DESTIN, Fla, (WKRG) — Okaloosa County authorities say a man on a skateboard was hit and killed on Higway 98 in Destin Tuesday morning. The accident happened at 3:45am, and the intersection of Highway 98 and Regatta Bay was closed for four hours. Investigators are on scene trying to determine what led up to the fatal accident.

A News 5 crew is headed to the scene and will provide updates.

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