State Police To Give “Saved By The Belt” Award

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Louisiana State Police announced Monday that they will give an award to a mother and her son for surviving a terrible crash on the I-310 earlier this month.

Troopers say Dorothy Compton and her son, Patrick, survived the crash involving an 18-wheeler because they were wearing their safety belts.

The department plans to give the pair its “Saved By The Belt” award.