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Ejected: Half of unbelted traffic deaths thrown from vehicle

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More than half of the state's unbelted traffic deaths are ejected from the vehicle, according to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) Office of Traffic Safety.

Officials say the high ejection rate is another reason to belt up as motorists drive into the final weekend of statewide Click It Or Ticket enforcement. Since the start of the campaign May 20, more than 4,000 motorists have been cited for seat belt non-use (preliminary).

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