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Teen hurt; lost control of motorcycle at park

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EDDYVILLE (KWWL) -

A teenager is hurt after jumping his motorcycle and losing control.

It happened Saturday afternoon at Bluff Creek OHV Park near Eddyville.

Thomas Ruepke, 16, was jumping his motorcycle, lost control, and injured his lower leg.

He was transported to an Oskaloosa hospital and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

According to the Iowa DNR, he was wearing a helmet and other safety gear at the time of the accident. 

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