UPDATE: This article was updated with information about the victim at 1:07 p.m. and again with the circumstances of the crash at 6:08 p.m. Wednesday.
A 14-year-old Temecula boy who was riding a skateboard was struck and killed by an SUV, authorities said on Wednesday.
Noah Austill died around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday at Ynez and Rancho California roads, according to the Riverside County Coroner's Bureau.
Austill was a student. The school is out of session for spring break, but counselors will be on site to talk to students when classes begin again on April 9, according to Melanie Norton, a spokesperson for
The Temecula teen was riding his skateboard across Rancho California Road against the flow of traffic when he was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Ynez through the intersection, sheriff's Sgt. John Magnan said.
The driver, a 20-year-man, stayed at the scene and spoke with deputies. No alcohol, drugs or other impairment were involved, Magnan said.
The intersection was closed for more than five hours during the accident investigation.
Many residents consider the intersection one of the most dangerous in the city. To read what Temecula residents said about the intersection, . To see a video about it, .