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Teen Wrapped in Blanket Struck and Killed

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NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA  (AP) – The Minnesota State Patrol says a teenager was struck and killed on a Carver County highway after wrapping himself in a dark blanket and lying down on the road before sunrise.

The patrol says the 17-year-old boy was killed by a semi about 7 a.m. Thursday on eastbound Highway 212 in Norwood Young America. Authorities say the teen was a local boy.

The 55-year-old truck driver from Gibbon, Minn., was not injured.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved)

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