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Kennewick Man Arrested for Assault with a Chunk of Wood

KENNEWICK, Wash.- A Kennewick man is in jail suspected of beating a teen with a piece of wood.

Kennewick Police say 19-year-old Tyrel Kurts beat the 17-year-old after he refused to leave Kurts's home.

The teen's injuries were so severe he was airlifted to Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane where he's listed in serious condition with a fractured skull.

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