From Wichita Eagle
08/22/2014 — There’s no such thing as a drunken driving “accident.”
Not to state transportation officials. Not to law enforcement officers.
And not to Kelly Rice, whose 18-year-old daughter, Amanda Rice, died after she was gravely injured in a one-vehicle crash on May 30, 2008.
“My daughter is dead because of a series of bad choices,” Rice said Thursday at the launch of the national crackdown on drunken driving by law enforcement agencies leading up to Labor Day weekend.
Wichita police, Sedgwick County sheriff’s deputies and Kansas Highway Patrol troopers will all be working overtime between Friday and Sept. 2 to enforce the state’s impaired-driving laws. The enhanced enforcement program is dubbed “You drink. You drive. You lose.”
Rice lost her youngest daughter to drunken driving.
Amanda and ….MORE