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Vehicle of West Fargo family killed in DUI crash to be displayed at Capitol

The Deutscher family of West Fargo, Aaron, 34, Allison, 36, and Brielle, 1, died after colliding with Wyatt Klein's vehicle west of Jamestown on July 6. (Forum Communications photo)

BISMARCK - Relatives of a family that died in a crash last summer caused by a drunken driver have donated the family's wrecked car to the Safe Communities Coalition for educational purposes.

Aaron and Allison Deutscher, their 18-month-old daughter, Brielle, and an unborn child were killed July 6 just west of Jamestown on Interstate 94. The drunken driver who was heading the wrong way on I-94 at the time was also killed in the crash.

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, the Safe Com-munities Coalition will display the Deutschers' car at the west entrance of the North Dakota Capitol for "Law Day."

The display is intended to give lawmakers an oppor-tunity to see first-hand the tragic result of drunken driving. The car will also be the centerpiece of a traveling display.

The display was made possible by a donation from AAA clubs in North Dakota and Minnesota.

North Dakota lawmak-ers will consider proposals to toughen drunken driving laws in this year's legislative session.