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Headphone Accidents On The Rise: This Week's Headlines In High School News

  First Posted: 03/ 1/2012 12:23 pm   Updated: 03/ 5/2012 3:55 pm


Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch. Check out the slideshow below to see this week's headlines and head to Patch.com to find more news from your hometown!


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In just two days, one teen was killed in Michigan and another was seriously injured due to accidents involving headphones. 11-year-old Joey Kramer was hit by a train when he was wearing headphones and could not hear the horn as the train approached. A new study has found that the number of accidents involving pedestrians wearing headphones has more than tripled since 2004.

Click here to read about another headphones-related accident that occurred the next day.
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