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July 4, 2005

Lowndes County - Georgia highways are packed with travelers heading back from their holiday destinations. State troopers warn motorists they're on the lookout for traffic violators.

So far, there have been more than 2,000 accidents on Georgia roads with 15 fatalities. State troopers predicted 14 traffic-related deaths.

They've increased their man power on the roads and say they aren't giving warnings. "Just slow down and watch out for everybody, and if you do see anybody that's drinking or speeding on the roads, call star G.S.P. or your local 911 center and we'll try to slow them down," said Trooper First Class Anthony Williams.

The holiday travel period ends at midnight Monday.

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