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Late Thursday, June 13, after 11 p.m. a 16-year-old local boy ran into a tree with his car on County Road FF one mile west of 1015th Street in the town of River Falls.

The Pierce County Sheriff's Department has identified the injured driver as Jonathan R. Meyer.

He was driving a 1997 Ford Aspire east when he lost control around a curve in the road and struck a tree.

Meyer was taken to the hospital by River Falls Area Ambulance. River Falls police and fire assisted.

Meyer finished his sophomore year this month at River High School.