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GA highways are less fatal this holiday weekend

September 3, 2007

Dougherty County -- The Georgia roadways have not been as deadly as predicted this Labor Day weekend.

So far there have been ten fatalities and 633 injuries.

The good news is there were less deaths this year than last year, and less than the Georgia State Patrol originally predicted.

The biggest problems on the road are speeders, drunk drivers and people not buckling up.

The holiday period ends Monday at midnight.

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