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Labor Day Vehicle And Boating Accidents, Deaths And Arrests Compared To Last Year's

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http://www.ksdk.com/story/news/local/2014/09/02/labor-day-weekend-traffic-deaths/14965153/

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, between 6:00 pm Friday, August 29 and 11:59 pm Monday, September 1, troopers investigated 293 car accidents in Missouri. A total of 111 people were injured as a result of those 293 accidents investigated. During the Labor Day weekend last year, troopers investigated 248 accidents and 112 resulting injuries. This year, three traffic accident-related deaths occurred, whereas, last year, four traffic accident-related deaths occurred. This year, 80 arrests were made this weekend for driving while intoxicated. This is a substantial improvement from last year when 119 arrests were made for driving while intoxicated. Over the weekend, 11 boating accidents involving four injuries were investigated on Missouri waters. There were no boating accident deaths. There were 13 arrested for boating while intoxicated. Last year, the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated nine boating accidents involving seven injuries and arrested 14 people for boating while intoxicated.

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