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Hundreds paddle out in memory of 12-year-old boy

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OCEANSIDE (CBS 8) - The community of Oceanside was asked to "Live for Logan" as family and friends gathered Sunday afternoon in Oceanside for a paddle out to celebrate the life of 12-year-old Logan Lipton who was killed last Thursday while riding his bike to school. 

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Logan was hit and killed when struck by a pick-up truck in Oceanside last Thursday just after 7:00 a.m. at South Coast Highway and Oceanside Boulevard, according to police.

Logan was about half-way home when he was hit by a white pickup truck turning from an RV Park onto South Coast Highway. 

According to preliminary reports, a white pick-up truck was pulling out of the driveway at 1510 South Coast Highway and about to make a left turn to go south. As the vehicle began to move, the driver heard a thump on the side of his truck.

At that time, the driver pulled into an adjacent driveway to see what had happened when he discovered the boy was pinned underneath the truck.

According to police, the driver found Logan's body dragging underneath. 

Logan was taken to Tri-City Medical Center to be treated, a fire dispatcher said. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Twelve-year-old Logan was best known for his athletic abilities. His family taught him to surf at a young age, and his Instagram profile is filled with surfing videos. 

Last year, he was part of a championship team on the Oceanside Breakers. He often rode his bike to Lincoln Middle School. 

The investigation into the crash is ongoing, police said.

More than $28,000 has been raised on a GoFundMe page to help support his family.

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