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Last week was a deadly one on Minnesota roads

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Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS) officials say last week (Aug. 1-7) was the third deadliest week of 2011 on Minnesota roads. Since August 1, 13 people have been killed on state roads, according to preliminary reports from the DPS Office of Traffic Safety.


Other deadly seven-day periods on the road in 2011 include:

--July 4-10 -- 21 deaths. (The 27 deaths during June 30-July 14 was the deadliest two-week period of the year.)

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