County Sheriff’s Deputy J. Knapp conducts a roadside exam
on junior Austin Wilson, who portrayed a drunk driver in Santa
Fe Trail High School's mock crash April 21.
Santa Fe Trail High School preceded their prom with a mock car
crash Wednesday afternoon. The crash, which simulated an alcohol-related
rollover, included a multi-agency response from Kansas Highway
Patrol, The Osage County Sheriff’s Office, area fire departments
and Life Star Air Ambulance.
The crash was followed by an assembly, which included an address
from a father whose daughter was killed in an alcohol-related
Whitney Wilson, above, portrays an injured and hysterical prom
guest in Santa Fe Trail High School’s mock car crash April
21. Wilson sits next to junior Erik Smith, whose character was
ejected and killed in the accident.