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Otter Tail County is No. 1 in teen deaths due to traffic crashes

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With April, May and June combining for the highest percentage of unbelted teen traffic deaths during the past three years, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety’s Office of Traffic Safety is urging parents to reinforce safe driving habits for their kids during prom season and the end of the school year.


Over the past three years, there have been 30 teen motor vehicle occupant deaths in April, May and June, and 63 percent of those killed were not buckled up.

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