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15-year-old Reporoa boy in a stable condition

Published: Fri 31 Dec 2010 03:49 PM
A 15-year-old Reporoa boy is in a stable condition in a ward at Waikato Hospital today.
He was a passenger in a ute tray when it rolled on Reporoa's Rakau Rd, northeast of Taupo, at 1.45pm on Wednesday .
A 16-year-old boy died at the scene.
The teenager was transported to Waikato Hospital by Taupo's Youthtown Helicopter.
Meanwhile the 52-year-old Hamilton man pinned under his bus outside Waikato Hospital's carpark building, also on Wednesday, is in a serious condition in Waikato Hospital's intensive care unit.
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