More than 100 Fatalities on Minnesota Roads so Far this Year

The DPS says four main factors are contributing to the deadly accidents

 

MINNESOTA — Minnesota public safety officials say more than 100 people have died on state roadways so far this year.

The DPS says four main factors are contributing to the deadly accidents.

Alcohol, speed, distracted driving and seat belt use are the most common.

They say at least 84 of the deaths involved vehicles, 12 were pedestrians and six were on motorcycles.

While the number of fatalities was recorded this past weekend, they say in 2016, the same milestone was met earlier, on April 27th.

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