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GSP predicts 18 labor day holiday traffic deaths

By  Stephanie Springer  - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Labor day holiday weekend is in full swing, but amidst the fun law enforcers are working to keep the weekend as safe as possible on the roads.

As of noon Sunday there were 1,336 crashes, 351 injuries and 3 traffic deaths.

Troopers are predicting a total of 18 fatalities this Labor Day travel period.

Last year 19 people were killed in holiday weekend crashes and 76 percent of those were because they were not wearing safety belts.

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