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Runaway snowmobile plows into crowd at Winter X Games, 1 minor injury

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Jackson Strong of Australia was attempting a backflip over his snowmobile in the Winter X Games in Aspen, and, well, it didn't go quite as planned.

Strong flipped away from the sled and the throttle, stuck open, sent the sled careening downhill into a snow fence. It could have been much worse, but the only injury came from a father pulling his 11-year-old son out of the way of the speeding 450-poound snowmobile. The boy hit his knee on the bumper of a truck but was evaluated by on-site medical personnel.

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