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Virginia DMV: Deadly Teen Crashes up 19 Percent in 2015

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles says 25 teenagers have died to date this year in crashes, a 19 percent increase over last year.
    
The DMV says speeding and running off the road are the leading causes of deadly crashes involving teenagers. More than 50 percent of those deadly crashes involved both factors.
    
The department also said nearly two-thirds who were killed were not wearing seat belts.
    
The statistics were compiled to mark National Teen Driver Safety Week.

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