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Kids know how important it is to Put the Brakes on Fatalities
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Six year old Adain Smith of Andover, 9 year old Von Woleslagel of Hutchinson and 11 year old Natalie Williams of Great Bend are the south central Kansas winners in the 2016 Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day poster contest.
Each kid will receive a bicycle and a helmet donated by Safe Kids Kansas during presentations at their schools. Natalie Williams prize will be presented by the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Highway Patrol at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 20, at Lincoln Elementary School
Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day is a nationwide effort to increase roadway safety and reduce all traffic fatalities. A total of 824 kids across Kansas ages 5 to 13 participated in the contest. For more information, go to and click on the Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day link.