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Safety warning for students from Sylvester police

SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) -

A safety warning Wednesday night for students from police.

Worth County High is one school hosting its prom this weekend.

Sylvester Police are urging students to make it a safe night.

They want to make sure students are not distracted while they drive.

Officers said drivers should never check text messages behind the wheel.

"Well if you have a friend in the car with you give them the phone allow them to text to your parents or what have you, “said Sgt. Henry Duncan, Sylvester Police Department.

They said if you feel like you have to check your text messages or send a message while you're driving pull over to a safe area.

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