WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896

Speakers describe impaired driving dangers

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Clutching a teddy bear, Peggy Bennett speaks to Fike High School students about the dangers of drunken driving. Her son Josh, also a speaker, wrecked the car shown on the screen and barely escaped with his life. The Wilson County ABC board and Wilson County Schools partnered to bring guest speakers to high schools just prior to prom. It's illegal for anyone under  21 to consume alcohol. In North Carolina, two people die each week due to underage drinking.  

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