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A 17-year-old Eau Claire boy is fighting for his life after he fell off the hood of a mini-van and was run over. It happened Thursday night in the parking lot at Eau Claire Memorial High School. Police said the teen was apparently riding on the van's hood, or had just jumped on, when the 16-year-old driver hit the brakes.  Authorities said he suffered life-threatening head injuries, and was hospitalized in critical condition. Police said alcohol was apparently not a factor.



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Doug Stohlberg
Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.
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