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Rush Springs teen thrown from ATV

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, OK (KSWO) - A Rush Springs teen was flown to a Texas hospital after being thrown from his ATV in Jefferson County.

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says it happened around noon Sunday under State Highway 79 Red River Bridge. That's about 2 miles southwest of Waurika, near the Oklahoma-Texas border. The 14-year-old was driving the ATV in the river bottom when he struck on embankment. He was thrown from the ATV.

OHP says the teen went to the hospital with head injuries, but is in fair condition.

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