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4 Oelwein Kids Injured in "Car Surfing" Crash

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    April 3, 2014 | 10:49 am
    OELWEIN, Iowa - Authorities say charges are pending against a 14-year-old Oelwein girl whose car crashed, injuring three others who were riding on top of it.

    The Fayette County Sheriff's Office says it happened early Thursday morning on 50th Street near R Avenue, north of Oelwein.

    Investigators say three kids, two of them age 15 and the other age 12, were car surfing. But the driver lost control, and the car went into a ditch and rolled over, throwing off the passengers.

    The driver and passengers were taken to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

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