An 11-year-old middle school student was killed instantly when he was hit by a car while he and a friend were walking along a Wayne County road, the state Highway Patrol said.
Layne Knopick and a friend had been riding their skateboards on the road and were walking back home.
The patrol says Layne's skateboard rolled into the middle of Church of God Road, and he was hit while trying to retrieve it.
Layne was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The patrol said the driver will not be charged in Friday evening's accident.
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