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Parents and caregivers -- buckle up those kids before driving.

Preliminary 2009 crash facts from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety reveal that none of four children under age 7 killed in crashes this year were properly restrained -- and seven of 10 children seriously injured were also not in a safety restraint.


This is national Child Passenger Safety Week, and it's also a good time to remind parents of the state's new booster seat law that became effective July 1.

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