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Walla Walla Walks Against Drunk Driving

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WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Research shows that one in three people will be involved in an alcohol related crash in their lifetime. For one Walla Walla man it happened in 2010. A drunk driver pinned Alvaro Lamprea's vehicle between a pickup and a semi. 

Lamprea spent a month at a Seattle hospital and his leg was amputated. Now, three years later, he's organized the second annual Walla Walla Walks Against Drunk Driving event.

"I'm just glad I'm alive but I know a lot of families that have lost their loved ones because of drunk driving accidents and I just would like to give something back to the community," said Lamprea.

You can sign up right up until the event. Registration is at the gazebo at Pioneer Park. The one mile, 5k or 10k routes begin at 8:30 a.m and costs between $5 and $15. All of the many raised will help other victims of drunk driving accidents.