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Minnesota hits 200 traffic deaths this year

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This past weekend, Minnesota hit the 200 traffic death mark for the year. The milestone comes as statewide, increased DWI patrols continue to close out the summer, Aug. 17-Sept. 3.


The 205 road deaths in 2012 are on pace with 204 deaths at this time 2011. Last year, 368 people were killed, the lowest annual total since 1944. This year's 205 deaths include four bicyclist, 29 motorcyclists and 18 pedestrians.

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, Aug. 17-Sept. 3

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