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Teenagers okay after thrown from vehicle

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) -

Linn County emergency crews responded to a single vehicle accident around 4 p.m. today. 

Authorities were called to 5301 Sutton Road, the Paris Bridge Natural Area after 16-year-old Braxton Parent of Hiawatha went around a curve too fast and lost control of a vehicle. 

Meadow Kelley, 16 of Cedar Rapids, and Patrick Drake, 15 of Hiawatha were riding on the vehicles bumper hanging onto the roof during the accident. 

Both Meadow and Patrick were thrown from the vehicle and taken to St. Luke's Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Braxton was charged with a .020 Violation and Reckless Driving. 

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