A 17-year-old student from Hesperia High School who was riding his skateboard died early Tuesday morning after being struck by a motorist on E Avenue, according to initial reports.


As of 9:15 a.m. authorities had closed E Avenue between Mojave Street and Hercules Avenue to investigate the incident that occurred at about 5:15 a.m. Tuesday.


Officials say they aren't investigating the incident as a hit-and-run. The driver of the vehicle was heading northbound on E Avenue when he struck the teen before dawn. According to officials, the teen was wearing dark clothing.


No arrests have been made, according to officials.