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A 13-year-old boy was driving a truck that killed 9 people in West Texas

HOBBS, NM (AP) – National Transportation Safety Council Vice President Bruce Landsberg said Thursday that a 13-year-old man was driving a pickup truck that hit a van in West Texas in a collision that killed nine people.

The truck’s left front tire, which was a spare tire, also exploded before the impact, Landsberg said.

You have to be 14 years old in Texas to start taking classes in the classroom to get a student license and 15 to get that provisional license to drive with a licensed instructor or adult in the vehicle. Sergeant of the Department of Public Security. Victor Taylor said a 13-year-old man he was driving would be breaking the law.

The speed limit at the crash site was 70 mph. While it was unclear how fast the two vehicles were traveling, “this was clearly a high-speed collision,” Landsberg said.

A 13-year-old boy was driving a truck that killed 9 people in West Texas

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