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Kennewick teen remains on life-support following crash

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- An update on a Kennewick teen who is still fighting for his life after a crash earlier this month. The mother of 15 year old Jacob Matyear told NBC Right Now her son has been on and off life support since the September 3rd wreck.

Michelle Mack also said her son will be transported to a long term facility today and kept on life support for at least three months.

Matyear, who didn't have a driver's license took his grandmother's car for a ride and crashed it into a tree near 45th Avenue and Beech Street.

Police say he was speeding, and neighbors who helped him tell us he was wearing his seat belt.

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