Mock DWI Crash At Whitney Point High School

By WBNG News

July 22, 2010 Updated May 26, 2010 at 1:35 PM EDT

Whitney Point , NY (WBNG Binghamton)The dangers of drinking and driving come to life for students at an area high school.

Whitney Point High School held a mock DWI crash Wednesday morning at the the Whitney Point Fairgrounds.

During prom and graduation season, it gives students an up close look at the devastation that can be caused by drinking and driving.

Area emergency responders teamed up with the students to play out a real life scenario.

"I think a lot of them will be shocked and can see how badly they can be hurt and they'll be impacted. It will make them think before a risky decision."said Junior Katie Thalman.

Action News reporter Gabe Osterhout was the emcee for the event.

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