Brier man dies of injuries from skateboard accident

MOUNTLAKE TERRACE — A 19-year-old Brier man who was hurt Aug. 30 in a skateboarding accident in Mountlake Terrace has died from his injuries.

Daniel J. Ecklund died Sept. 7 at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Ecklund was riding a “longboard,” a type of skateboard, when he reportedly did not stop at a stop sign at the intersection of 39th Avenue W and 225th Place SW, according to the Mountlake Terrace police department.

Ecklund collided with a utility trailer being towed by a truck. The truck driver is not expected to be cited, according to police.

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