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12-year-old dies in Owen County after weekend accident

OWEN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) – A 12 year-old died after being hit while riding his dirt bike this weekend in Owen County.

According to 24-Hour News 8 sister station, WTHI, the accident happened near Freedom Arney Road in Freedom, Indiana.

Officials report the 12-year-old entered the path of a pick-up truck while he was riding his dirt bike. The driver of the truck was unable to avoid a crash.

The 12-year-old was taken to a Bloomington hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.