NAPA (BCN) – A Napa teen was killed Saturday night when he was hit by a car while riding his skateboard, Napa police said.

Kristopher John Anderson, 17, a senior at Valley Oak High School in Napa, was struck by a vehicle at Silverado Trail and Highland Avenue at about 9:05 p.m., Napa police Sgt. Paul Paniagua said.

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He was found lying nearby on the west shoulder of Silverado Trail and Winding Way, police said.

Napa County sheriff’s Capt. Tracey Stuart said Anderson was pronounced dead at 9:15 p.m. Saturday. An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

The driver of the car that struck Anderson, Benjamin Espinosa, 29, of Napa, remained at the scene and cooperated with police, Paniagua said.

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Police said Anderson was riding his skateboard when he was hit.

It is unknown if alcohol played a role in the accident, but speed does not appear to have been a factor, Paniagua said.

Silverado Trail was closed for about four hours while the incident was investigated.

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