An 18-year-old skateboarder was killed Thursday while taking a ride on the side of truck.
Alexander Ciszewski was holding onto the passenger side of the truck while it was driving down 47th Avenue near 32nd Place around 11:30 a.m. yesterday when he lost control and fell underneath the rear wheel of the vehicle, said police.
Ciszewski, a Sunnyside resident, was taken to Elmhurst Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police are looking for the truck driver involved in the accident.
His vehicle is described as a white 2005 GMC box truck.