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Rossford students get pre-prom reality check on drunk driving

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Rossford High School students got a reality check about the dangers of drinking and driving three days before their prom.

Wednesday afternoon the Rossford football field became a stage for a deadly drama that unfolds in communities like ours during Prom season.
In Today's Mock drill, a Father lost his daughter after being hit by a drunk driver. A Rossford teacher portrayed the grieving father. His performance brought tears to many eyes.

Student Jessica Kulczak said, "She's my cousin the girl that was taken way and my uncle got hit by a drunk driver it really got to me."

Student Lyndsey Skala said she hopes students who might  choose to drink on prom night and get behind the wheel will be aware of the team effort it will take to save their lives...and the heart break their loved ones will feel.

"I was thinking about my dad and if something like that happened to me what he would so and putting myself in that situation."

Melissa Meek felt the same way. "It makes me think about what I am going to do and what could happen if I drink and drive or text and drive and the real consequences that can happen."

Principal
Tony Brashear says today's goal is to raise awareness. educate and save lives. "It was about as quiet as your going to see 600 students i saw a lot of crying and hugging in the stands so very realistic and hopefully they will take it to heart."

Prom Night is Saturday for Rossford students.

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