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Many Minn. crash victims unbelted this year

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Safety officials say many of the people killed in Minnesota's first traffic crashes of the new year were not wearing seat belts.


The state Office of Traffic Safety says eight of Minnesota's first 10 motorists killed in 2012 were not buckled up.

Three of those unbelted victims were teenagers.

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