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Morning message: Don't drink and drive

In a mock crash held at East Ridge High School, two people killed following a car accident where high school students were driving drunk following a graduation party.1 / 3
East Ride High students watch as a victim of a drunk driving accident is taken away by coroners.2 / 3
A high school student who was driving drunk, which resulted in the death of two people, was arrested during East Ridge High School's mock crash.3 / 3

East Ridge High School students witnessed firsthand the consequences of drunk driving.

Students saw a mock crash Friday, May 24 where two people were dead, including a young child, and others were injured because a student was driving drunk after a graduation party.

The driver of the car, was arrested by police officers.

The event was put on by East Ridge's Student Against Drunk Driving (SADD) group and the Woodbury Public Safety Department.

Amber Kispert-Smith

Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.

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