Houston reminded of DWI consequences ahead of holiday weekend

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Foti Kallergis has the details on how law enforcement is looking to remind people about drunk driving this holiday weekend (KTRK)

In just the past couple of months, the Houston area has seen its share of tragic crashes linked to suspected drunk drivers. Now, authorities are sharing a reminder to our area ahead of the holiday weekend.

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There is a growing memorial at the intersection where a teen was killed returning from prom with her date.

So as we prepare to celebrate the July 4th holiday weekend, law enforcement officers want to make sure everyone observes the holiday safely.

This weekend is a No-Refusal Weekend.

Texas Department of Public Safety's Sgt. Woodard said, "We're going to prosecute them to the fullest. And we are going to do it right. We are going to make sure that our residents and visitors here in the state of Texas are safe."

In addition, AAA is offering its Tipsy Tow Service, which has rules and restrictions.

Watch the video above for a look back at some of the tragic cases involving suspected drunk drivers.
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