SAN FRANCISCO—Pablo Ramirez, a 26-year-old skateboarder was hit and killed by a commercial truck in on Tuesday, April 23.

Ramirez was reportedly hit by the driver of the truck around 12:16 p.m. on Seventh Street between Howard and Mission Streets. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Skateboarders arrived at the scene to mourn the death of Ramirez, who was known as “P-Spliff” in the skateboarding circle. Ramirez’ Instagram is full of videos of his skateboarding adventures. Many fans have commented on his videos since the accident, saying “RIP” and calling him a legend.

Thrasher magazine posted the following message in tribute to Ramirez on its Instagram page:

“Pablo Ramirez was a beautiful spirit, overflowing with love and unyielding energy. It’s impossible to articulate the passion he brought to every waking moment, every session with the homies. A burning fire in our skateboarding community has dimmed. This is heartbreaking 💔.”

The San Francisco Police Department tweeted, “Vehicle collision (skateboarder vs. commercial vehicle) on 100 block of 7th street. is on scene. Please avoid the area and expect street closures and traffic delays.

Streets were closed in the area during the investigation. The driver of the commercial truck remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities during their investigation.