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U.S. Teen Killed in Mexico near Border Across from Roma

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CIUDAD MIER, TAMAULIPAS – A 13-year-old from the United States was killed Saturday night across the border from Roma. 

The State of Tamaulipas released the information about the incident Sunday. The teen was traveling in a vehicle with two adults and another child. 

A separate vehicle was also with them, both had Oklahoma license plates. They were heading to the U.S. where they reside, according to the state's information. 

An unknown truck tried to get both vehicles to stop but the drivers refused. 

The truck crashed against the vehicles, the occupants opened gunfire and fled leaving their truck behind.

The teen died. The other passengers were injured. They were taken to a hospital in the neighboring state of Nuevo Leon. 

The driver of the second vehicle was unharmed.

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