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CHP to Students: Your Classmates are Dead... Just Kidding!

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On Monday, California Highway Patrol officers announced that several students at El Camino High in Oceanside had died over the weekend because of drunk-driver incidents. In fact, so many fell victim, 26 in all, some students thought there might have been a gang shooting. Tears, screams and all the emotions were heard throughout classrooms.

Then, at some point later in the day, came the "just kidding! Don't drink and drive, kids." Students were outraged, but some eventually realized the point. "You feel betrayed by your teachers and administrators, these people you trust," one student told KNBC. "But then I felt selfish for feeling that way, because, I mean, if it saves one life it's worth it."