Florissant police say a 18-year-old was struck and killed by a car along Shackleford Rd. on Thursday.
Police tell News 4 Nicholas Oswald died from his injuries after apparently walking in traffic.
"What I heard he was running over here to get something at 7-11," said Chris Robinson
Friends of the Hazelwood Central High School student describe him as a highly skilled skateboarder.
"He wanted to end up being a pro skateboarder, he probably would have made it in my opinion," said Brayden Kallmbah.
Robinson was adding to a memorial for Oswald, tossing his skateboarding shoes onto a utility cable near the scene of the accident.
"He just a good guy, always making jokes and laughing and goofing off, that's why we loved him so much."
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