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Public health nurse and certified child passenger safety technician Connie Sundquist shows how to properly install a child booster seat in the back of a van Friday morning. (Carrie Snyder/The Forum)

Moorhead girl's injuries inspire new child-restraint rules

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MOORHEAD - A new child passenger restraint law takes effect Wednesday that was created with help from the family of a Moorhead girl who suffered serious injuries in a car crash in 2008.

Under the new law, any child who is under the age of 8 and shorter than 4 feet, 9 inches tall is required to be fastened in a child booster seat, or safety seat, that meets federal standards.

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