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Tuesday, October 30 2012, 12:14 PM CDT
Halloween Safety

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY--Thousands of trick-or-treaters will soon hot the streets, as Halloween will be here in less than two days.

But it won't just be kids running around, as police plan to be out in full force.

State Police Trooper, Tracy Lillard, said they'll be looking out for drunk drivers and speeders, as well as distracted drivers, and those not wearing seat belts.

Lillard said, drivers should also take extra caution in residential neighborhoods, as many kids will be running from door to door.

Some parents in the area, chose what they call, a safer alternative way to trick-or-treating.

The 8th Annual Trick-or-Treat Street event, held at the Savoy Rec Center, had over 500 people show.

Reported by: Marine Glisovic

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