He apparently went into path of truck at Fourth and Kern

The victim in Tuesday's fatal accident was a male riding a skateboard.
Taftmidwaydriller.com has learned the man was struck while riding the skateboard northbound on Fourth Street.

The victim entered the intersection as a truck that had stopped was pulling away from the stop sign and was struck and died at the scene.

The intersection was closed for more than three hours before it was reopened about 8:45 a.m.