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Thu August 14, 2014

Kansas Mother Shares Story In Hopes To Curb Impaired Driving

Wanda Stewart speaks out against drunk driving at a news conference in Wichita. Her three-month-old son Scott was killed by a drunk driver in 1981.
Credit Abigail Wilson

Kansas law enforcement will be working overtime during the Labor Day holiday in order to enforce the state’s impaired driving laws. One Kansas mother is helping the effort by sharing her story.  KMUW’s Abigail Wilson has more…

It was February 1981. Wanda Stewart had pulled off the road in order to nurse her infant son, Scott. Her Mazda hatchback was at least 20 yards off the side of Highway 96 in western Kansas. She was driving home to  see her mother, father and husband Stan.

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