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Mock DUI Crash to be Held at West Virginia State University Thursday, October 21

10/19/2021
Contact: Jack Bailey
(304) 766-4109
Jbaile19@wvstateu.edu
 
Oct. 19, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
Mock DUI Crash to be Held at West Virginia State University Thursday, October 21

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – In observance of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, West Virginia State University (WVSU) will hold a mock DUI vehicle crash on campus Thursday, October 21, at 12:30 p.m. in the student plaza between the Wilson University Union and Keith Scholars Hall.

The educational mock crash will involve student actors portraying the roles of victims, and one student who is found to be intoxicated at the scene. The West Virginia State University Police Department and the Institute Volunteer Fire Department will be responding to the scene as they would a real emergency situation. The public should not to be alarmed as sirens and lights will be heard and seen from the emergency vehicles that are participating in the event.

A DUI simulator also will be available for students to experience at the same time Thursday inside the Wilson University Union.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, October 17-23, is an educational week held in institutions of higher education nationwide the third October of each year. The week aims to bring attention to issues posed by excessive drinking among college students.

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West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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