Findlay Woman joins “Saved by the Belt” Club
FINDLAY, Ohio (WTVG) - A woman has joined Ohio’s “Saved by the Belt” Club after a crash on Feb. 20.
Kristen Deerwester joined the club on March 29 after her seat belt saved her from sustaining life-threaten injuries, according to Ohio State Highway Patrol’s press release.
Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Evan M. Slates presented Deerwester with a certificate signed by Ohio Department of Safety Director Andy Wilson and Colonel Charles A. Jones, according to Ohio Patrol.
“Kristen is a living testimony to the effectiveness of safety belts,” Lt. Slates said. “Everyone needs to buckle up every trip, every time.”
According to officials, the club is designed to recognize people who have benefitted from wearing their seatbelts.
People can stay up to date on statistics and information about seatbelts through the Patrol’s Safety Belt Dashboard.
Recently, Kristen Deerwester joined Ohio's "Saved by the Belt" Club. Her choice to #BuckleUp saved her from sustaining life-threatening injuries in a crash in Hancock Co on Feb. 20. Lieutenant Evan Slates, Findlay Post, presented her with a certificate & license plate bracket. pic.twitter.com/hKcuF2SK2y— OSHP_NWOhio (@OSHP_NWOhio) April 1, 2023
See a spelling or grammar error in our story? Please include the title when you click here to report it.
Copyright 2023 WTVG. All rights reserved.