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Facebook auction for Smithers boy hurt in motocross race

An online auction is hoping to raise money for a family of a Smithers boy who is in hospital in Vancouver.

Fifteen-year-old Austin Motz was seriously injured during a motocross race a couple weeks ago and has been in BC Children’s Hospital ever since.

Friend, Arthur Mott says he started the Facebook auction as a way to raise money for the family while they stay with Motz in Vancouver.

“I race too and I have had a few injuries and I just thought about how my mom was off work when I hurt myself and we couldn’t really afford it. So I thought it’s the same thing for them. They can’t afford it so might as well try to help them out.”

To donate items or to bid on items for sale visit the Austin Motz Recovery Auction on Facebook.

The auction closes at the end of June.

Photo: Austin Motz recovery Auction

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