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posted: 5/16/2013 3:38 PM

Roselle staging mock prom accident

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The Roselle fire and police departments, in partnership with Lake Park High School, will conduct a mock "Prom Accident" assembly at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Lake Park High School West Campus, 500 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., to educate students about the dangers of driving distracted and/or driving under the influence of alcohol. Lake Park celebrates prom on May 25.

The accident simulation, during which prom-goers are involved in a mock car accident, will include student actors, a simulated fatality and reckless driving arrest, and a live vehicle extrication demonstration.

A medical helicopter will be dispatched to the school as part of the simulation, weather permitting.

For details, contact the Roselle Fire Department Public Education office at (630) 671-2855 or the Roselle Police Department at (630) 671-4067.

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