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Matt Logan, who lost his daughter to texting and driving, spoke to those at MnDOT’s “Towards Zero Death” Conference. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam

A dad’s tragic story about teen texting

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A typical Minnesota Department of Transportation conference might be what many outside of that business would consider a little drab, as facts and figures regarding road safety fly.


But the one held in Detroit Lakes Wednesday was different.

It put tears in the eyes of even some of the most seasoned law enforcement personnel.

That’s because Matt Logan, the father of a Minnesota teenager who died while she was texting and driving, was there to tell her story.

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