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Skateboarding 6-Year-Old Struck By Police Officer In Santa Rosa

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SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A Santa Rosa police officer hit a 6-year-old boy on a skateboard while driving Saturday, sending the boy to the hospital, police said.

The collision happened in the 900 block of Beaver Street at around 6 p.m.

The boy was transported to a local hospital, but his injuries were not life threatening, police said.

The incident is being investigated by the police department’s traffic bureau and fault has not yet been determined.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the collision to contact Officer Dan Hackett at (707) 543-3636

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