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Skateboarding accident leaves teen in critical condition

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WAIPAHU, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A teenager is in critical condition after being involved in a skateboarding accident Sunday.

Emergency Medical Services says the accident took place at 2:17 p.m. on Lumikula Street in Waipahu.

According to family members, no one witnessed the fall, but they believe 15-year-old Maurice Cortez was skating down a hill when he slipped due to wet conditions.

Family members say he was not wearing a helmet.

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