Iowa 12-year-old killed when he crashes truck

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A 12-year-old boy died after the pickup truck he was driving crashed Thursday, November 30, 2012.

KJAN reported the crash happened at about 4:30 p.m. on 290th Street near Swift Avenue in Audubon County, in western Iowa.  

Austin Lane Vais of Exira, Iowa was ejected when the Ford F-150 he was driving swerved, slid sideways into a ditch and overturned. 

Austin was taken by ambulance to a hospital where he died from his injuries.

Police said Austin was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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