Police: Brownwood boy steals, wrecks car, flown to hospital

POSTED: 8:16 PM Jan 30 2013   UPDATED: 8:39 AM Jan 31 2013
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BROWNWOOD, Texas -

A 14-year-old boy is hospitalized in Brownwood after police said he stole a car and then hit a utility pole.

Police said the boy stole a car from a driveway in the 1600 block of Broadmoor on Tuesday afternoon.

The car's owner told police the car was unlocked with keys in the ignition.

The boy then wrecked the car that night in Bluff Dale on Highway 377, north of Stephenville.

He was flown to a Fort Worth hospital. The investigation is ongoing. Charges are pending.