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Teenage Skateboarder Injured in Linn County Accident

A teenage boy who was skateboarding behind a car was seriously injured in an accident in Linn County on Saturday morning.

The Linn County Sheriff’s Office says a 17-year old boy was driving on Wildflower Road in Robins, pulling a 13-year old relative on a skateboard while holding onto the vehicle. The trunk lid fell down, hitting the skateboarder and causing him to fall to the ground.

The 13-year old boy was airlifted to University of Iowa Hospitals for what authorities believed were non-life-threatening injuries.

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