HOOD COUNTY -- A 19-year-old was killed while riding his skateboard Thursday night in Hood County, officials said.

A driver westbound on Acton Highway, less than a mile south of Granbury, struck Blythe Craig Baggett who was riding his skateboard on the road about 10 p.m., said Sgt. Dub Gillum, Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman.

Baggett, of Granbury, was found lying in a ditch on the side of the road after vehicles passing by noticed debris in the road. He was pronounced dead on scene.

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