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Teen needs surgeries after he was struck by van

Dewayne Smith, 14 (Source: Family) Dewayne Smith, 14 (Source: Family)
70-year-old James "Eddie" Wells turned himself in at the Troup County Jail Friday. 70-year-old James "Eddie" Wells turned himself in at the Troup County Jail Friday.

TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) -  Family members tell News Leader 9 the teenager who was hit by a van last week in Troup County will need three surgeries.

Dewayne Smith, 14, was riding his bike when he was hit.

The suspect, 70-year-old James "Eddie" Wells turned himself in at the Troup County Jail.

Smith and his family are still in Atlanta at Egleston Children's Hospital.

To help with medical expenses, a fund has been set up for him at Wells Fargo.  

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