Easy Teen Alcohol Access Blamed For Auto Deaths

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Deaths of two teens last weekend in Charlotte drinking and driving wrecks underscore the fact that it is easy for young people to get alcohol, and some adults make it easier, says the Charlotte Observer. "Ninety-five percent of these crashes are preventable," said Sgt. Ricky Robbins of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's traffic safety unit. "That's what aggravates me the most. These young people didn't have to die." Most teens get alcohol through adults, by using fake identification to buy it themselves, or at house parties. "I think (parents) know what's going on, I . . .

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