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Oregon skateboarder faces DUII charge after hitting van

A skateboarder faces a charge of driving under the influence after a collision with a van Monday in Salem.

Police believe the 20-year-old skateboarder veered into the path of the van.

The Statesman Journal reports Jacob Becker was knocked about 20 feet and suffered a skull fracture. He was not wearing a helmet. Becker was cited for driving under the influence of intoxicants.

The 63-year-old driver of the van remained at the scene and cooperated with investigators.