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Patterson Statement Regarding Seatbelt Infraction

Public Date: 9/18/2012 12:00 AM
Contact: Bill Mullan, Media and Communications Officer
Phone Number: 248-858-1048

​Pontiac, Michigan -- Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson issued the following statement regarding the civil infraction issued by Auburn Hills Police today for not wearing a seatbelt when he was among victims of a crash caused by a VW Passat that turned in front of his Chrysler 300:

“Not wearing a seatbelt was a mistake,” Patterson said. “I accept my responsibility and paid the $65 fine this afternoon.”

For media inquiries only, please contact Bill Mullan, Media and Communications Officer, at (248) 858-1048.