Task Force: Parents Talk to Your Kids About Underage Drinking

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

This weekend's fatal crash marks the fourth death in the past several weeks that police say was caused by young drunk drivers.

Leaders of the Mesa County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force met at the Mesa County Sheriff's Office to talk about what's happening in the community.

They're gearing up for alcohol awareness month next month.

They say these accidents are horrible but they're hoping families can learn something.

"I feel sad for the families of the victims and what I hope that could be a positive is that more parents will talk to their kids about the consequences of underage drinking," Mesa County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force Coordinator Brandy Hinkle told 11 News on Monday.

For more information on the Mesa County Underage Drinking Prevention Task Force or help on how to talk to your kids about alcohol click on the link below.

To report underage drinking call 1-877-NO-BINGE


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