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By Cari Hachmann
Staff Writer 

Mock crash leaves impact on Fallbrook students, families


Last updated 4/21/2019 at 7:54pm

The consequences of drinking and driving was the focus of a two-day program called “Every 15 Minutes,” held at Fallbrook High School, April 3-4. Made possible through a grant from the California Highway Patrol, the program’s goal is to reduce alcohol-related deaths among youth.

Presented only to junior and senior students, the program began in the 1990s when every 15 minutes a life was lost from a DUI-related crash. That number has since improved to every 50 minutes, California Highway Patrol Officer Mark Latulippe said.

“While that’s an improvement, it is still unacceptable,”...

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