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Teenager dies after being ejected from pickup truck

Posted at 4:21 PM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 19:17:24-04

An 18-year-old has died after he was ejected from the truck he was riding in.

Around 7:30 a.m. on May 13, a 2003 GMC Sierra pickup truck was traveling southbound on Robinson Drive when the truck drifted off the roadway and hit a light pole at the intersection of Robinson Drive and Primrose.

The passenger, 18-year-old Emilio Rueda, was ejected from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck was transported to a local hospital where he received medical treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.