CANTON, Ga. -- Many young people believe that a texting and driving fatality could never happen to them.
But one student at Creekview High School in Canton is preparing to show them just how real it can be.
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On Thursday, Mar. 17 at 9:30 a.m., there will be a "Texting and Driving Ghost Out" in the rear parking lot of Creekview High. Over 500 high school students will watch a staging of a fatal accident caused by texting and driving.
Public safety officers will respond to the scene as if it were a real accident.
The event is the brainchild of Erin Schorr, who is holding the event as part of her senior project.
Creekview High School is located at 1550 Owens Store Road in Canton.