Clinton County

Aaron Lefebvre
25 McCarthy Drive
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

On May 13th the Clinton County STOP DWI program participated in the Project Prom Mock DWI crash at Peru Central School in Peru NY.  The mock crash is a coordinated effort of EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement to highlight the inherent dangers of Impaired driving.  The program consist of a mock DWI crash resulting in the arrest of the teen driver and the resulting EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement  response.  At the conclusion of the “crash” scene students attended an assembly where an ER doctor and ER nurses conducted a mock emergency room scenario to include the death of the patient and the doctor’s notification to the parents.  Students then heard presentations from Clinton County STOP DWI coordinator, Sgt. Frank Mercier, and VIP panel speaker Rich Hazen.  The Fire/ EMS agencies participating in the detail were as follows: Peru Fire/EMS, Morrisonville EMS, Ausable Forks Fire/EMS, South Plattsburgh Fire and CVPH EMS as well as CVPH ER staff.  Law Enforcement agencies included the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police.  Photos are courtesy of Peru Fire Department member Dave Brown.