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UF student killed over the weekend wasn’t wearing a seat belt

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Tucker McCarty, 21, was killed Saturday evening after his truck overturned on County Road 138. The University of Florida student was the only one in the truck not wearing a seatbelt. There were also 3 passengers, all wearing seatbelts that escaped with only minor injuries. Florida Highway Patrol Spokesman Pat Riorden says wearing a seatbelt just makes sense. He adds seatbelt laws are for public safety and any driver not wearing one can be pulled over and given a ticket.

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