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Avoiding D-U-I’s on water to reduce fatalities

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Last year nine people in Florida died from boating accidents related to alcohol and drug use.  That made up 13 percent of the state’s fatalities for 2011.  As Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Robert Lopez reports, measures are being taken to lower the frequency of these deaths.

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About Ethan Magoc

Ethan is a news editor at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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