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Event to remember those killed on state highways

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RALEIGH – The NC Insurance Commissioner, Mike Causey, will join Governor’s Highway Safety Director Mark Ezzell on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. on the State Capitol grounds to commemorate the thousands of North Carolinians who lost their lives in 2017 on the state’s highways.

The International World Day of Remembrance will take place from 10 am to 5 pm at the State Capitol Grounds, 1 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, N.C.  27601. The exhibit will feature hundreds of pairs of shoes to represent the 1,412 North Carolinians who were killed and no longer walk among us.

Commissioner Causey and Director Ezell will take part in a press event at 3 p.m. on the grounds.

The World Day of Remembrance takes place worldwide to raise awareness of the unnecessary cost of traffic deaths and to inspire others to eliminate roadway fatalities and injuries.

WANT TO GO?

WHO:      N.C. Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, GHSP Director Mark Ezzell

WHAT:    World Day of Remembrance

WHERE:  N.C. State Capitol, 1 E. Edenton St., Raleigh, NC 27601

WHY:      To remember those who have lost their lives on N.C. roadways

WHEN:   Sunday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.

 

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