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Wednesday, 1st February, 2012

LIFE SAVER: Riley Crampton (13) kept a level head on Australia Day and drove a family friend, who had suffered a heart attack, to get medical help. LIFE SAVER: Riley Crampton (13) kept a level head on Australia Day and drove a family friend, who had suffered a heart attack, to get medical help.

By Emily Roberts

A local teenage boy is being hailed as an Australia Day hero after he drove 80 kilometres to save a man’s life.

Thirteen-year-old Riley Crampton was on his grandfather’s station, Loch Lilly, on the SA border with NSW, last week where he was working and helping out.

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