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Update: Young Boy Dies

Update 8:15 p.m. Saturday:

A spokesperson for United Regional Hospital said the 11-year-old boy injured Friday, when a truck hit the horse he and a friend were riding, has died.

We're working to learn the latest on the other victim, an 11-year-old girl, who was last listed in "critical condition" at Cook Children's Hospital.

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A spokesperson for Cook Children's Hospital initially reported an 11-year-old boy hit by a truck, had died from his injuries. After further investigation, a spokesperson for United Regional Hospital said the boy is alive, but in "very critical condition." His condition was unchanged as of 7:30 Saturday morning. 

The other victim, an 11-year-old girl, is in critical condition at Cook. The two were on horseback when they were hit by a truck on McFall Rd. near Iowa Park.

Department of Transportation troopers said the driver of the truck told them he swerved to miss a dog, when he hit the horse and the children.  The driver said he did not see them.

The horse died in the accident, and the driver of the truck was uninjured.

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