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Early morning joy ride leaves a teenager dead

HUNTSVILLE, TX (KLTV) – A reported joy ride around 1 o'clock Tuesday morning near Huntsville ended with a 14-year-old dead and a 13-year-old wounded.

Investigators say a trooper tried to pull the car over when the driver sped off, reaching speeds over one-hundred miles an hour.

Several minutes later, investigators say the driver lost control on a sharp turn and hit a telephone pole, splitting the car in two.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger was taken to the hospital with a broken leg.

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