Over 100 Traffic Deaths Reported During the 100 Deadliest Days

Over 100 Traffic Deaths Reported During the 100 Deadliest Days Photo: KSTP

September 04, 2018 06:55 PM

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, which the Minnesota Department of Public Safety dubs the 100 deadliest days of the year, over 100 fatalities occurred on Minnesota roads.

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DPS reports a total of 116 people were killed between the two holidays, accounting for 52 percent of the traffic fatalities that have occurred in 2018 so far. 

Of those fatalities, 32 were speed-related, 30 were alcohol-related and 17 were not wearing seatbelts. According to DPS, 40 of the fatalities were motorcyclists, 28 of who were not wearing helmets. 

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DPS also reported 408 DWI arrests were made over Labor Day weekend. 


 

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