Mock Crash Shows Kids Reality of Distracted Driving
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The scenario begins with an audio presentation of kids driving distractedly and ultimately getting into a accident.
The scenario begins with an audio presentation of kids driving distractedly and ultimately getting into a accident.
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Officers check the victims of the crash to ascertain the seriousness of the injuries.
Officers check the victims of the crash to ascertain the seriousness of the injuries.
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Officers check the victims of the crash to ascertain the seriousness of the injuries.
Officers check the victims of the crash to ascertain the seriousness of the injuries.
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After determining there was a “fatality,” extrication personnel work to free the survivors.
After determining there was a “fatality,” extrication personnel work to free the survivors.
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The driver, who was shown to be driving distractedly, is arrested and sent to jail.
The driver, who was shown to be driving distractedly, is arrested and sent to jail.
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Friends of the young man who killed by the distracted driver act as pallbearers in a funeral where the young man’s father speaks to the attendees, saying, “No parent should have to go through this. No text, or phone call is worth someone’s life.”
Friends of the young man who killed by the distracted driver act as pallbearers in a funeral where the young man’s father speaks to the attendees, saying, “No parent should have to go through this. No text, or phone call is worth someone’s life.”
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A mock crash scenario was held at Wasatch High School Friday to help students understand the dangers of distracted driving.

Students were able to watch a mock crash unfold, and see what happens following an incident where one student dies as a result of distracted driving.

The event was cosponsored by Wasatch County Sheriffs Office, Heber City Police Department, Utah Highway Patrol, Wasatch County Fire and EMS, Heber Valley Funeral Home and the Wasatch County Health Department.
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