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Law enforcement to Burns students: Seat belt use will save your life

BURNS - A two-second glance at your phone while driving can kill you. Or maybe it's having one too many beers before getting behind the wheel.

And who knows what could have happened if you chose to wear your seatbelt.

That was the message law enforcement had for students at Burns Junior/Senior High Thursday.

Representatives from the Wyoming Highway Patrol, Laramie County Sheriff's Department and Laramie County Fire Protection District 6 were on hand at the school to remind students of the importance of being safe behind the wheel.

According to the highway patrol, nearly half of 15 to 25...


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