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Sierra Vista teen dies after falling from moving vehicle

Posted at 2:02 PM, Jun 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-24 17:02:06-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A Sierra Vista teenager died early Monday morning after falling from a moving vehicle.

According to Sierra Vista police, the teen boy fell from the roof of an SUV near Avenida Escuela and Blackbird Drive shortly after midnight.

Crews responded at 12:11 a.m. to the scene and found the victim with a serious head injury. He was flown to Tucson and pronounced dead.

The driver -- another teen boy -- stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

It's not known whether either teen was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.