ECU Student Dies In Skateboarding Accident

East Carolina University confirms a student died in a skateboarding accident.

Friends tell WITN Casey Kane died Thursday. The Burlington resident enrolled at ECU in 2009 and would have been a senior this coming year.

The university says the accident happened in Greenville. Friends say he was riding a longboard skateboard at the time.

Friends tell us Kane was a music education major who played saxophone and was at the top of his class.