Skateboarding Teen Killed in Taney County

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thumb_c5ab70a8c427b58A teenager from Kissee Mills is killed Friday night while skateboarding on U-S 160 two miles north of Kissee Mills in Taney County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 15-year-old Timothy Guerin was struck by a northbound car driven by 24-year-old Joshua Marler of Taneyville.

Guerin was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Kevin Tweedy at 8:20 p.m. As required by law, the driver was tested for alcohol.

The accident marks Troop D’s 81st fatality of 2014.