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Spreading the message of buckling up

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Just one year ago, Emily Oechsner was on her way home from work in St. Peter's going only 21 miles an hour and was just a quarter of a mile from her home when she was involved in a car accident. Doctors say if she had been wearing her seatbelt she would still be with us today.

Emily's mom Michelle Oechsner and aunt Sammie Bezzole are now spreading the message to remind kids to buckle up

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