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Ontario teen dies after fall from sofa on pickup truck

A 16-year-old boy is dead after a bizarre incident in South Huron, Ont.

Police say officers were called to a property west of Exeter at approximately 6 p.m. Saturday where the teen had been sitting on a sofa that was resting on the box of a moving pickup truck.

Police say the sofa and the rider fell off the back.

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The teen sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to the South Huron Hospital in Exeter where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck, another 16-year-old boy from South Huron, was taken into custody but was later released. Police say the investigation continues.

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