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One Dead, Two Injured After Escaping From Juvenile Facility

Last updated on Wednesday, October 26, 2011

(TERRE HAUTE)(AP) - State police say three teenagers walked away from a western Indiana youth home one died and the other two were hurt in a crash after they carjacked a pickup truck.

Police say the three 17-year-old boys were reported missing Monday night from Gibault Children's Services in Terre Haute. They are suspected of attacking a man in an attempted carjacking nearby then later beating another man and stealing his truck.

The truck hit a light pole and several vehicles at a car lot when a trooper tried to stop it minutes later.

Police say the driver ran off but was caught a couple blocks away. Both passengers were taken to Methodist hospital, one with head injuries died, the other suffer facial injuries.

The driver was jailed after being treated at a hospital.

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